Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"Soap vs Sanitizer"

Which work better? While alcohol-based gels remove more germs, plain soap and water are fine for everyday washing. But neither works unless you do it right. The biggest mistakes: With soap, its speed washing - it takes 15 seconds of lathering to reduce bacterial count by 90%, 30 seconds to get 99.9% and speed drying. Wet hands are more likely to spread germs than dry ones. You must dry for at least 20 seconds with a towel. With sanitizers, have shown that most people don't use enough. You need to cover all surfaces of your hands - the tops and between the fingers as well as the palms........

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