Bearded men carry more germs than dogs

DEADLY Nearly half of all sampled beards had dangerous bacteria

DEADLY Nearly half of all sampled beards had dangerous bacteria

Instead, researchers found that the beards of all 18 of the men tested contained higher microbial counts while only 23 of the 30 dogs tested had similarly high microbial counts.

Seven of the men sampled were found to be harboring in their beards microbes that posed a threat to human health.

Swiss scientists say there is a higher amount of bacteria lurking in beard bristles than in the fur of your dog.

Professors with Switzerland's Hirslanden Clinic took swab samples from the whiskers of 18 men and compared them with samples from the necks of 30 dogs of varying breeds.

After the MRI scans of the dogs, the scanners were disinfected.

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But founder of the Beard Liberation Front that promotes facial hair, Keith Flett, was unimpressed by the study.

Researchers have found men's beards may harbour a significantly higher amount of unsafe bacteria compared to dog fur.

"I don't believe that beards in themselves are unhygienic".

"There seems to be a constant stream of negative stories about beards that suggest it's more about pogonophobia than anything else".

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