You've heard of "Dirty Money"? FED quarantines US currency coming in from from Asia...
A 2014 study by researchers at New York University identified 3,000 types of bacteria on dollar bills due to how widely and frequently they change hands. The greenback faces the same fate as many travelers returning home from China and other coronavirus hot spots.
According to the CDC, it "may be possible" to transmit the virus through objects that have had direct contact with it, but person-to-person contact is the main means of spreading the disease.
The World Health Organization, however, has been much more cautious on risks posed by currency notes, advising consumers to use contactless payments whenever possible,......Read More