HEALTHY PROTECTION – HEALTHY SKIN
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The WHO recommends to clean the hands regularly and thoroughly to protect from infections. Hand washing efficiently removes even viruses from the skin*:
Thorough hand washing is accomplished in five steps and should take 20 to 30 seconds.
Hold hands under running water.
Lather hands from all sides.
Thoroughly clean the hands for 20 to 30 seconds.
Wash hands under running water.
5. Dry carefully!
Dry hands with a clean paper towel.