Toilet seat covers protect you from gross germs, right? Here’s the truth.
Microbiological Hazards of Household Toilets: Droplet Production and the Fate of Residual Organisms
“Large numbers of bacteria and viruses when seeded into household toilets were shown to remain in the bowl after flushing, and even continual flushing could not remove a persistent fraction.”
Why Using Toilet Seat Liners Is Basically Pointless
“Are you one of those people who always grabs a paper liner before sitting down on the loo? Surely, you do so to prevent catching a disease from someone else’s, er, splashes that may be left on the toilet seat.”
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