Historical perspective on hand hygiene in health care – WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care – NCBI Bookshelf

Handwashing with soap and water has been considered a measure of personal hygiene for centuries48,49 and has been generally embedded in religious and cultural habits (see Part I, Section 17). Nevertheless, the link between handwashing and the spread of disease was established only two centuries ago, although this can be considered as relatively early with respect to the discoveries of Pasteur and Lister that occurred decades later.
— Read on www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK144018/

Hand washing is an excellent health practice for us all.

With concerns over new viruses like the coronavirus, it is good defender against many germs and al types of contagious germs.

Cold and flu season is upon us, let’s take care…

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