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The Surprising Truth About Subway Microbes

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You might guess that big city subways would be filled with all sorts of nasty pathogens just waiting to infect the nearest unsuspecting human, but science doesn’t back this up at all.

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Sources:
https://news.weill.cornell.edu/news/2015/02/researchers-produce-first-map-of-new-york-city-subway-system-microbes-christopher-mason

https://www.wired.com/2015/02/mapping-microbes-new-york-city-subway/
https://www.cell.com/cell-systems/fulltext/S2405-4712(15)00014-9
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405471215000149?via%3Dihub
http://www.cell.com/pb/assets/raw/journals/research/cell-systems/do-not-delete/CELS1_FINAL.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5011910/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1477893909000933
https://www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/causes/bacteriaviruses/bcereus/index.html
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Images:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IRT_BMT_South_Ferry_-_Whitehall_st_Station.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NYCT_South_Ferry_Platform.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_Ferry_Subway_Station_(8141549798).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_Ferry_Subway_Station_(8141517967).jpg

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