communication system is the most popular in world as it makes the world smaller and used to send the information with in seconds how far the other person is. Among all this systems mobile phone is mostly used. Prior to invention of mobile phones landline phones are mostly used across the world. Thanks to Graham-Bell who invented the telephone and made world so small.Now cell phones are more popular across the world and it is spread even to remote areas. Cell phones have become like an organ in our body.
India is the second largest mobile phone user in world after China. Now we can understand the mobile phone revolution in India and there are so many brands in mobile phones and they made it affordable even to the poor. Mobile phones made our life so easy and in other way it also made us so lazy as it is so handy to carry it easily. As there is an availability of internet especially to youth,they are using it for hours and hours and carrying it where ever they go and even to the rest rooms. We are ignoring the fact in mobile phones that can have 25,000 germs per square inch which causes so many diseases. The mobile phones are constantly touch with human beings and warmth atmosphere, in mobile phones making it as a vehicle for transmission of diseases. The most common bacteria that are mostly carried in mobile phones are Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus Aureus, Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter, Klebisella and Influenza.
The bacteria in mobile phones spread from one person to another person very easily as we won't clean our phone like other house hold items. Mobile phone is the breeding home for bacteria. The person who carries mobile phone to the rest rooms have 18 times more bacteria than other places. But we are neglecting as we don't know the other side effects caused by bacteria in rest rooms.
In corporate offices, hospitals, call centers one mobile telephone is shared by lot of people which is more dangerous as it is giving a way to bacteria to spread easily from one person to other because of constantly touch with our body. Mobile phones constantly touch with our body and prone to lot of skin diseases. Bacteria helps to increase the immunity system in our body but some bacteria are dangerous. The following diseases that caused by bacteria using mobile phones -
- Skin Infections like Acne
- Skin Allergies
- Upper respiratory infections
We always uses the phone while eating, restrooms, public transport after touching surface like poles and seats. We also share our phones to other family members, friends so it is also one of the reason of transmitting the bacteria from one to another.so,it is our duty to know the problems we face by using mobile phones and we need to overcome it by cleaning our mobile phones regularly to avoid diseases.
To avoid the spreading of bacteria in mobile phones we have to regularly wipe the phone with tissue paper thoroughly, Use a phone cover which acts like a helmet and save us from germs. using screen guard it avoids scratches and also protects from sweat which causes bacteria. Now a days we cannot expect our life with out a mobile phone and it has a become a companion to every body. Make sure need to clean our mobile phones regularly to avoid bacteria prone diseases.