Viral news: Are currency notes harmful for the skin? - NTv
Mon, Sep 03, 2018, 11:14 AM
Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to Union minister, Arun Jaitley to probe potential health hazards through currency notes. It cited studies and media reports to highlight the issue. Various studies claimed that the notes were contaminated with disease causing pathogens and warned of their potential to transmit several diseases including urinary and respiratory tract infections. CAIT urged the minister to probe the matter and take preventive measures. However, several other science magazines have rubbished the matter, as fake news.