Hospitals may seem squeaky clean — the last place you could catch an illness from — but the truth is far from that!
As a place that hosts patients of different illnesses, visitors flooding in and out, and healthcare workers moving from ward to ward, hospitals are a hot spot for germs and viruses.
So, if you think that hospitals disinfect spots like beds in between patients, as they claim, you are very mistaken because studies have shown that 2 million people in the United States catch infectious diseases such as influenza types, staph aureus, and tuberculosis (TB), from hospitals every year.
Unfortunately, some of those cases end in death, which is all the more reason for you to be extra careful when paying a visit to a hospital. There are several measures to take in this regard and they always begin with “things you shouldn’t touch!”