This Is The Dirtiest Place At The Airport

by Yashasvi Shaktawat
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According to the researchers, a study has revealed the dirtiest place at the airport and it’s not the washrooms.

What Is It?

If you thought that the washrooms were the dirtiest place at the airport then you’re wrong. According to a study done by the University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Insitute for Health and Welfare, the airport security plastic trays are the dirtiest places full of germs.

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What’s In It?

This was revealed in a test conducted at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport in Finland. A report published in the BMC Infectious Diseases journal claimed to have found out germ levels on a variety of surfaces at the airport and came to this conclusion that the plastic trays used in security check-ins are found to be the dirtiest.

Apart from this, shop payment terminals, staircase rail, passport checking counters, children’s play areas are mostly affected by germs.

The diseases that the researchers found in these areas mostly included respiratory diseases.

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