Water bottles increase risk of germs

Scientists have raised an alarm over the impact refillable plastic water bottles could have on health, saying, drinking water or other liquids from it may result in ingesting harmful germs. According to a new research, an incredible amount of bacteria — including E. Coli and salmonella — may be lurking in and on the water bottle. Laboratory tests by Treadmill Reviews, a Minneapolis- based firm, analysed 12 water bottles used by athletes and not washed for a week and found they had such high levels of bacteria that drinking from…

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