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Air hand dryers again offensive

Air hand dryers again offensive

After conducting a study showing the damage to forced hand dryers in hospitals, French, Italian and English researchers warn of the presence of these not-so-hygienic devices in hospitals.

Air dryers to avoid in hospitals

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Widely used because ecological and economical hand dryers with air diffusion are no longer popular in the medical and scientific world. And for a good reason, a new study in a hospital once again shows their side effect for the least embarrassing: the spread of bacteria in the room where they are placed.

A new study conducted in three European hospitals, Leeds UK, Saint-Antoine in Paris and Udine, Italy, compared the use of electric hand dryers to put the paper towels in the toilets of these hospitals, in terms of the number of bacteria present in the immediate vicinity.

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