Researchers have found that banknotes can transmit potentially pathogenic and antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria

If a commonly used item passed from person to person everyday around the world was found to carry potential harmful microbes, would you continue to use it? Dr Jun Li from the University of Hong Kong and his colleagues have been investigating the bacterial community present on banknotes, recently published in Frontiers in Microbiology.

Researchers have found that banknotes can transmit potentially pathogenic and antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria

If a commonly used item passed from person to person everyday around the world was found to carry potential harmful microbes, would you continue to use it? Dr Jun Li from the University of Hong ...

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