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12/16/2013 09:05 am ET

5 Things You Should Disinfect Right NOW (VIDEO)

With all the warnings we hear about things like foodborne illness and flu -- especially this time of year -- you must have the hand-washing thing down by now. But what about all of the things your hands touched before you hit the sink?

According to experts, your hands are the second germiest place on your body (next to your mouth), which means the things that we come in contact with on a daily basis are harboring and transferring all manner of bacteria, too.

Here's a look at the 5 items in your home that you should be disinfecting once a week to help keep germs (and illness) at bay.

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