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How Clean Is Your Phone, Really?

Mobile phones have evolved into tools for doing business, expression, socialization, and entertainment. People hold them in their hands and leave them on countless other surfaces without a second thought. Essentially, mobile phones are extensions of their owners. However, only an alarming few think about how clean (or dirty) their phones are. Studies show that many bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens live on cell phone surfaces because people do not bother to clean them properly. Worse, these microbes can spread deadly illnesses and infections. According to Manjunath Anand, “The main challenge with these mobile devices is that they are…
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