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Keyboards harbour nasty germs

1st May 2008

A study by Which? has found that a computer keyboard can contain more dangerous bacteria than a toilet seat.

The consumer organisation tested 33 keyboards at its London office and found many contained bacteria which could cause food poisoning. Microbiologist Dr Peter Wilson said a keyboard often reflected "what is in your nose and in your gut".


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Article Information

Title: Keyboards harbour nasty germs
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 6600
Date Added: 1st May 2008


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