If you touch museum interactive screens, wash your hands afterward. That’s what experts say in an era when museum visitors are increasingly encouraged to handle iPads and other interactives. Staffers tend to clean those daily at best, although researchers have found that digital screens may harbor more bacteria than toilet seats.
"Can High Culture Make You Sick?" is from the August 18, 2017 Museums section of The Washington Post. It was written by Menachem Wecker and narrated by Sam Scholl.