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Can Handling Money Spread Germs?

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Money laundering is typically meant to describe the process of scrubbing funds of their origin. That term could also be applied to the literal cleaning of Benjamins. According to a recent study, bacteria of many forms cling to dollar bills. One expert, Emily Martin, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, explains which bugs may be money-hungry and when it’s worth worrying about critters in the ATM.

A Pathway for Pathogens

American paper money is made from a blend of…

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