For the Germophobe in You: Horrifying Hygiene Facts

Not since the Roman empire have people in the West been so clean. Today’s hygiene standards have become so high they are almost unhealthy because, believe it or not, some germs are good for you.

Germophobia is a term crafted in 1879 right around the time when industrialized society and the social hygiene movement started. One of this movement’s goals was to control disease by changing the public’s habits.

 Here is a video for the germophobe in you.


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