KOMMONSENTSJANE – Why you should wash new store-bought clothes: fecal & other bacteria. Fellowship of the Minds.

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You should wash those new clothes before you wear them!

Why?

Because scientists say they may harbor fecal germs, norovirus and other bacteria, such as strep and staph.

Fox News reports, April 12, 2018, that Philip Tierno, professor of microbiology and pathology at New York University, told Huffington Post his studies indicate germ counts are quite high on garments featured for sale in stores because many people have tried them on and deposited germs from their skin, respiratory tree and anus. “It’s not four or five or six people; it’s dozens and dozens … if that garment sits there for weeks or a month.” Even touching germ-infested clothing puts one at risk. Tierno said many clothing items are also treated with chemical-finishing agents and dyes that can irritate the skin.

Donald Belsito, a professor of dermatology at Columbia University Medical Center, told the Wall Street Journal he…

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