How to avoid catching the flu in your office
Dr. David Samadi weighs in
- Duration 3:32
- Date Jan 29, 2013
Dr. David Samadi weighs in
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Thanks Brian did you know that you -- office of about 500 co workers and you can't actually seen him bacteria that can live on practically any surface and some work spaces.
Are a lot dirtier than others so how do you stay clean while on the clock.
Fox News medical -- -- doctor David somebody is here to show us how but -- -- are very Kleenex.
I signed up -- -- -- a great job I get most keyboard everyone's on a computer.
-- -- -- especially in this flu seasonal so we just talked about -- virus there's a lot of cough -- and germs all over here especially.
Their mouse and the keyboard is that biggest source.
Of these germs you use them all the time people coming in India have to absolutely exchange germs.
Phone is another source of of these germs that you've got to make sure that you use your pure you keep your hands.
-- -- all day long that this actually did this on your phone every day you said.
I don't do this myself do it for me everything I was -- office.
After -- and they watch for the germs and make sure that this is this is tremendous you have a lot of bacteria is in your hands you carry this phone phone to phone.
I absolutely wanted to break the cycle I clean this up and use one of these is -- -- sympathizers and and watched an issue.
I didn't know what I'm going to dangerous territory -- -- -- -- money this is color green room right here with and now we're gonna go over to our kitchen at which sometimes didn't know not beat that.
The cleanliness place in the and the whole establishment so let's talk first about what we might find on a coffee pot.
All right so this is another place where we a lot of us hang then we get our coffee in the morning and you want to make sure that you know you follow the instructions company.
And once a week really keep this clean and if you don't.
You're gonna pass on the -- again you some vinegar.
About four clubs and make sure that it soaks once a week to get rid of all the bacteria is this is a great source.
Passing a lot of germs and we see during the week.
I don't there's a lot of traffic going on in this kitchen people come in and get their food they get their coffee C wanna make sure the -- very -- -- so now here's my copyright here what about the microwave because I -- come back in here and re heated up throughout the three hour show.
And I'm assuming there are a lot of germs when you're touching another -- touching.
Would you talk about your 500 co workers who are also using the same thing this gets a lot of -- degrees a lot of bacteria is it's it's warm so that's it.
Great Petri dish to make sure you know so you better watch -- you gotta make sure that you bleached his once a week that you really good look.
You know wash it from the beginning to the end.
You like I should be bleaching the microwave middle of the -- that well I'm actually really good cleaner planet.
I can't I'm on my list of things to do it fox are now what about this.
-- what does -- think this is this is is the source of -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- you -- make -- that -- -- tried to stay away from this.
You some of these paper towels if you can that's -- way to go if you using this.
Mission you put this in the microwave and who we -- for two minutes -- -- that you drive up and and what are you doing this.
Every time you get a chance wash your hands a lot of of -- don't know how to actually.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And wash your fingers and make sure individual there's parts of your head for two minutes -- you had a few kids sing happy for additional.
-- -- -- -- Doctors might think you so much for keeping us clean and hopefully well throughout the rest and thank you even see against -- that's a typical loser let's go back out into the.