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Real-world proof of hand washing's effectiveness

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#1 janey


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Posted 02 August 2010 - 02:15 PM

Real-world proof of hand washing's effectiveness.

Scientists are reporting dramatic new real-world evidence supporting the idea that hand washing can prevent the spread of water-borne disease. It appears in a new study showing a connection between fecal bacteria contamination on hands, fecal contamination of stored drinking water, and health in households in a developing country in Africa. EurekaAlert! 30-Jun-2010 (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma: Infections)

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 04:58 AM

This is an article that made me jump right up and wash my hands!

Thank you, Janey.
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