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Germs. Dr. Donald Redelmeier is a clinical epidemiologist at the University of Toronto. And he says elevator buttons are 50% dirtier than public toilet flushers and bathroom door handles. So what can you do if you can’t find the stairs – or you’re in a hurry – or you’re on crutches? Use your elbow to press the buttons – or a pencil eraser.