Bearded doctors are more hygienic than clean shaven ones

Beardless doctors might kill you!

In this study, published in the Journal of Hospital Infection, they swabbed the faces of 408 hospital staff with and without facial hair…

The beardless group were more than three times as likely to be harbouring a species known as methicillin-resistant staph aureus on their freshly shaven cheeks. MRSA is a particularly common and troublesome source of hospital-acquired infections because it is resistant to so many of our current antibiotics. [link]

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