Factoid

by Janie Jones

Did you know that you have way more microbial cells living on you and in you than you have of your own cells?  In fact, if microbes were visible to the naked eye, you would have so many living on your body that they would totally obscure you and you would appear as a massive slime ball.

And, in case you were wondering, only about 0.4% of all microbes are pathogenic, the remaining 99.6% are necessary and beneficial to life as we know it.

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