Once upon a time people were taught to cough and sneeze into their hands. But since most people don’t wash their hands after populating them with biological matter, hands just become a great way of transmitting those germs to others.
Coughing or sneezing into the crook of your arm can become messy and gross. The Germy Worm for children is a much cleaner solution.
An inventive mom has solved this problem by making the “Germy Wormy,” a soft, disposable sleeve worn by children that captures airborne coughed or sneezed germs.
Overall, it seems like a good idea, but I have a sneaky suspicion kids would be more than willing to show and tell their Germy Wormys to each other.
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Inventive Moms Prevent the Spread of Bacteria With the Germy Worm
Published: May 28, 2009 • References: germywormy