Wash your hands after paying for things

The authors of a recent paper hypothesized that banknotes may be one of various possible influenza vectors and may offer opportunities for infection. In Switzerland, a small country with a population of approximately 7 million, it is estimated that 20 to 100 million banknotes are exchanged each day, and billions of individual notes are exchanged daily worldwide. So could influenza be transmitted by money?

from MicrobiologyBytes