The Dirty Facts
The average person encounters 300 surfaces every 30 minutes, exposing you to840,000 germs.
Researchers in London estimate that if everyone routinely washed their hands, a million deaths a year could be prevented.
Nearly 80% of illness-causing germs are spread by your hands.
Germs can survive for up to 3 hours on your hands.
One germ can multiply into more than 8 million in one day.
Know Your Germ Hotspots
Now that we’re all finding responsible ways back to normal life, it’s a good idea to know the facts about germs, surfaces, hotspots, and what to do to keep yourself safe.