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Germs in subways, taxis and buses of big cities get tested — and the results may surprise you


With gloves and cotton swabs, TODAY national correspondent Jeff Rossen is putting the cleanliness of public transit in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago to the test. A bacterial reading below 100 is said to be acceptable, but one germ swab test came up higher than 4,000! See the surprising results.