Germs in the News

newsletternewswb-cropWhether it’s the Ebola virus or more commonplace “bugs,” we often hear about germs in the news.  Check out this selection of noteworthy news items.

Good Morning America goes into a classroom to see how quickly germs can spread.  (Our Glo-Germ powder makes a cameo appearance!)


In November 2014, Dutch researchers reported that 10 seconds of kissing can translate into 80 million germs moving from one person to the other.


Dirt as a source for new antibiotics?  Huh?


Researchers have learned that bacteria can “communicate” with chemical signals.


What’s the germiest place in most homes?  That’s a good question… and the answers might surprise you and your students.