You know how people have started sneezing and coughing into their elbows instead of their hands, because public health people convinced us that would reduce the spread of germs?
im loving how its finally cold BUT I DON’T LIKE HOW EVERYONE IS SPREADING THEIR GERMS. LIKE ITS NOT HARD TO SNEEZE INTO YOUR ELBOW.
— Kate Eslit (@kate_eslit) September 11, 2014
Well, turns out elbows aren’t helping all that much. A study in the American Journal of Infection Control compared handshakes to fist bumps to high fives as transmission mechanisms: Turns out we’d all be a lot healthier if there was more fist-bumping.
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