Anderson opened today's program talking about germs, how he's overcome some of his early germaphobe tendencies and introduced Dr. Sanjya Gupta. Sanjay and Anderson discussed some of the germs found on everyday items that had been swabbed ~
And then some of Anderson's items that were tested and after a break a few women from the audience had items tested as well ~
Next up was a discussion of germs found in fast food restaurant play areas, an upscale NYC restaurant and hospitals. There were also questions from the audience. After a short break we heard the stories of two different women who had limbs amputated and almost died due to contracting flesh eating disease.
Next up was a discussion of the effectiveness of hand sanitizer and Sanjay gave Anderson a lesson on the proper way to wash one's hands ~
The last segment included Anderson getting his first flu shot ~
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