Every handrail, elevator button, and door handle becomes a pathway for spreading disease.
It took long, patient minutes to hook a door handle, then more time to maneuver the wire into position.
She heard his step in the hall; she heard him approach and turn the door handle.
As they got up, the door handle rattled again, and this time there followed a knocking.
Her ears were sharper than his, and she had heard the dull rattle of the door handle.
With that, he took hold of the door handle and slammed the door.
“He is ill,” whispered the lad, with his hand on the door handle.
The door handle was very softly turned, and little Nance stole into the room.
She released the door handle and fluttered her hands expressively.
"Good-night," said Katrine, and he turned and fumbled for the door handle and went out.