20th April 2020
Since the global outbreak of the Corona Virus pandemic, washing your hands has been a core focus for the prevention of transmission and infection by the virus. As we unknowingly touch our face hundreds of times a day, we allow viruses and bacteria direct access to our infection pathways. Why is hand washing so vitally important for killing the virus? How does it prevent you from picking it up and becoming infected or from a person spreading the virus when they unknowingly have it?