FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT

Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.

Currency Notes Carry Micro-Organisms That Spread Diseases

Now we have Another reason to go with cashless Currency. Currency notes we carry with us can transmit harmful diseases. Clinical study reports of paper currency of various denominations and coins showed the presence of a cocktail of disease-causing, drug-resistant pathogens on currency notes and their potential to transmit a number of diseases including urinary and respiratory tract infections, septicemia, skin infections, recurrent meningitis, toxic shock syndrome and a variety of gastrointestinal diseases. Currency notes were found to be contaminated with disease-causing pathogens such as Klebsiella Pneumoniae, E.Coli, Staphylococcus aureus etc.

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