Handwashing can help to slow the spread of COVID-19, but did you know that it also has other amazing benefits?
If you wash your hands properly, you will lower the risk of getting sick food-borne illnesses.
Germs that are on your hands and fingernails do not simply die off, so if you bite your fingernails you could ingest these germs into your system. It is crucial to wash your hands regularly!
Proper handwashing can prevent stomach-related and respiratory illnesses by over 30 percent. These illnesses increasingly get harder to cure as the overuse of antibiotics leads to bacterial resistance.
Kids always touch hundreds of things every day at home, daycares, and schools. By teaching them to wash their hands early on, this habit of theirs may decrease the number of infections they will get in the future.
Every hour, we touch over face several times without even noticing it, and viruses on our hands can quickly spread into our body through our nose, eyes, and mouth. Therefore, the importance of handwashing is becoming more significant every day!
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- Mike Nguyen