A: Eh? How come you’re still using a hand dryer?
B: After washing my hands I use a hand dryer to dry them. It’s more environmentally friendly than using paper towels. Why do you ask?
A: Researchers from Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital carried out an experiment and discovered that using a hand dryer may increase the amount of bacteria on your hands.
Photo: Chou Hsiang-yun, Liberty Times 照片：自由時報周湘芸
B: Oh really? So that means the more you wash your hands, the dirtier they become?
（Translated by Edward Jones, Taipei Times／台北時報張聖恩）
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