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Here are all the germs, diseases, and bacteria that live on our phones

Many of us take our phones with us wherever we go, including the bathroom. We were curious how this affected the phones, and if there could be any bacteria, pathogens, or anything else on them.

We sampled 19 phones for bacteria and brought them to Dr. Susan Whittier  —  Director of Microbiology at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Here are the results.

Disclaimer: Our results are from a small, selective sample and do not necessarily apply to the general population.

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