German KeimschleuderA thing or locality that presents a health threat by constantly emitting germs.

Literally: germ sling Anything that serves as a breeding ground for germs and that people frequently get in contact with. It's a a somewhat informal term, often used to point out that something poses a health threat if not dealt with adequately. That kitchen cloth that's been sitting on your counter and never fully dries? Keimschleuder! The air conditioning system in your hotel room that's been last maintained when Reagan was president? Keimschleuder. A child doctor's waiting room during flue season? Keimschleuder! [definition 1](https://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Keimschleuder) [definition 2](https://www.dwds.de/wb/Keimschleuder)