With peak flu season approaching quickly, you know how important it is to constantly wash your hands and disinfect shared spaces, but there’s probably one thing you’ve been neglecting to disinfect: your cellphone. 

Researchers from the University of Arizona found that cellphones carried 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats. And, what’s even more alarming is the fact that cellphones are the perfect vehicle for spreading germs to other people. 

That’s why it’s so important to take the proper steps, like disinfecting your phone daily, using hand sanitizer and practicing good hygiene habits, to keep your phone germ-free this flu season. 

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