According to experts to prevent from Coronavirus water and soap are more effective than hand sanitizers.
The Coronavirus, which has spread from the China’s city of Wuhan to 151 countries worldwide, has so far infected 167,572 people worldwide and killed 6,456 people worldwide.
The doctors have provided so many precautions to prevent COVID-19 (the global epidemic). One of which is to wash your hands and to sanitize your hands ¾ times in an hour. According to WHO, if you want to prevent coronavirus so, you need to wash your hands with soap and water and stay away from a person who has cough or flu disease. Because if a coronavirus patient sneeze or cough so this virus spreads. So it is very important for those who are suffering from flu or coughing to cover your mouth while sneezing or coughing.
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According to an India news report, the experts have said that washing your hands with soap and water is better than using hand sanitizers. They have said that sanitizers cannot kill germs like soap can. Doctors have said that if you are traveling so you can use hand sanitizers because during travel water and soap is not easily available. But, if you are at home so use soap and water to wash your hands. They said if you are going to a patient or touching something, then it is necessary to wash your hands with soap.
Some hand sanitizers of good companies are good to use that can eliminate germs from our hands. But there are some non-standardized sanitizers that do not support complete sterilization.
Here are some things to keep in mind when using sanitizers:
- Your hands must be dry before using the sanitizer.
- Do not wash your hands after using the sanitizer.
- When you use sanitizers, it must be well absorbed in your hands.