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6 Surprising Places Where Germs are Hiding | Care2 Healthy Living

6 Surprising Places Where Germs are Hiding | Care2 Healthy Living

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Is something in your house making your elderly parent sick? The places where bacteria, cold and flu viruses and allergens lurk in your home may surprise you…and they could be the culprit that is making your family sick. Sponges They’re meant to help us clean the house, but in reality, sponges are among the dirtiest, most bacteria-ridden objects in the home. A sponge that’s wet with food and kitchen-counter germs is an ideal breeding-ground for bacteria that can cause food-borne illnesses. When you wipe down the kitchen countertop, those germs – E. coli and salmonella – spread all over the kitchen. Instead, use paper towels or dishcloths that can be frequently tossed into the washing machine every few days, and wipe down kitchen surfaces with a mix of bleach and water. Vacuums Vacuuming is touted as an effective way to re...

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