Report: Doctors' White Coats = Germ Factories

Doctors walking around with their fancy white coats on might as well be walking around with Petri dishes of the plague.
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America says doctors' coats are loaded with germs and can easily infect other patients.
It's suggesting doctors wear short sleeves and no watches, jewelry, or ties. And if they have to wear the white coat-- wash it everyday and bring an extra. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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