Stupid Stunts

Can Licking a Handrail Make You Sick?

Jason Tetro | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgFor a teenager in New York City, one dollar was enough to lick the entire handrail of a staircasetes in a subway station. While these stories make for great headlines, there is one underlying question that never seems to be answered: can a contaminated surface lead to actual infection?