Final Note

Caught the common cold? You have everyone to blame

Kai Ryssdal Oct 27, 2014
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Final Note

Caught the common cold? You have everyone to blame

Kai Ryssdal Oct 27, 2014
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While we’re all freaking out about Ebola, here’s yet another thing to worry about catching: If someone with a cold touches an office doorknob, within four hours that virus is found on the hands of half of the people who work in that office, according to a study by the American Society for Microbiology.

The most contaminated surface?

The common coffee pot.

The good news?

At least your coffee pot can’t give you Ebola.

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