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Swabbing of areas particularly goes back to the SARS epidemic several years ago. There’s a lot of studies on this. There’s no question that areas which are commonly touched such as buttons, ATMs, machines in casinos, that sort of thing, do accumulate germs and are high-risk areas. So you have got to be even more careful about those areas. Buttons are a real problem.

Last Reviewed: 20/03/2020

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