Tuesday, 19 April 2016

The Most Effective Way To Wash Your Hands - According To Science

Keeping our hands clean is the best way to prevent the spread of infections, so it's surprising to learn that the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization disagree on how to do it right. A new study shows that the six-step hand-washing technique promoted by the WHO is the better option.

Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University have shown that the WHO's six-step hand hygiene practice is superior to the CDC's three-step protocol. If you didn't think it was possible to get really absurdly nerdy about hand washing, get ready.

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