An escalator rail? ATM machine? Weights in a gym?  Computer keyboard? Pushbuttons of any kind?


It’s this.  (Click title):


Testing Reveals High Contamination Levels of Everyday Objects in Major U.S. Cities; Gas Pump and Mailbox Handles are Among the Dirtiest. 



  1. This is somewhat deceitful, as a complete analysis of risk would consider the number of times one touches an item in a set period. If one uses a gas station once a month and travels alone in one’s car, there would be less risk than getting on a bus every day.

    This kind of cherry-picking ‘analysis’ does not aid the conversation.

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