Rubber ducks hold tons of bacteria

Rubber ducks hold tons of bacteria
Posted at 8:19 AM, Mar 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-28 08:19:08-04

Those cute yellow duckies that kids like to play with during bath time might actually be more harmful than thought.

It turns out the squishy toys are a haven for bacteria. Researchers say the water inside four out of five toys studied contained "potentially pathogenic bacteria".

The bacteria were of two types found in hospital-acquired infections, so be sure to clean bath toys weekly.