Gas pumps tops list of germiest places

Germs on gas pumps, ATMs could make you sick

You may already be on high-germ alert in public restrooms, but it turns out there are some other areas that carry contamination concerns.

A new study by Kimberly Clark found gas pumps and mailbox handles may be among the dirtiest surfaces we touch.

Trained hygienists tested surfaces in six cities and found 71% of gas pump handles had high levels of contamination.

Mailbox handles, escalator rails and atm buttons were also germ cities.

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