hygiene • please wash your hands! 🧼
There's also this set of comparison images taken under ultraviolet. Ultraviolet (UV-A specifically) doesn't actually show bacteria or viruses, but it does show things like bodily fluids which harbour them. Viruses can survive quite easily in these environments.
Basically, washing your hands for around 30 seconds with soap makes a dramatic difference compared with just a quick rinse and shake.
hygiene • coronavirus pandemic
As an obligatory reminder, the point of hygiene isn't to stop the virus from spreading, but to slow its spread.
A friend in Italy was saying how there are hospitals there which are overwhelmed with patients right now. If that happens everywhere, it could be catastrophic.
Slowing the virus down will make the pandemic last longer, but it will also mean that everyone can receive the treatment they need and that means more people will make a full recovery.
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