Wednesday, May 26, 2004

infectious ties

Doctors who wear ties during their hospital rounds in efforts to look professional for their patients could unwittingly spread disease-causing bacteria, says new research.
Researchers found that nearly half of the ties worn by medical workers harboured bacteria which could cause disease.
(via J Walk)

Don't know if it would help to wear a tie like the Staphylococcus Necktie by Infectious Awareables on the rounds.

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