Shauna Woods is a third-grade teacher in Hallsville, Missouri. To incentivise hand washing in her classroom, Woods stamps her students’ hands and gives them a prize if the ink is washed off by the end of the day. She shared her idea on her classroom’s Facebook page, where it went […]
William Gibson wanted to make handwashing memes using his favourite songs so he built a website to do it for him. The site, washyourlyrics, has since gone viral. More than 200,000 people have made handwashing posters on his site since Sunday. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. William Gibson, […]
Hand sanitizers from brands like Purell and Germ-X are flying off shelves amidst the coronavirus outbreak, but some of the products don’t have the correct germ-killing ingredients. An effective hand sanitizer has at least 60% alcohol content, but some products contain the alcohol substitute benzalkonium chloride, which isn’t as good […]
The CDC suggests you stay at least 6 feet away from anyone who appears sick to minimise the risk of getting the new coronavirus. The virus passes primarily through saliva and mucus, which can travel from a person’s nose or mouth about 3 to 5 feet, depending on the size […]
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that washing your hands is one of the best ways to protect yourself from the coronavirus. Wash your hands for around 20 seconds to rinse away germs and avoid illness. Hand soap is more effective than hand sanitizer at protecting you […]
We’ve all been taught to wash our hands after using the restroom. But not everyone does. Fox News host Pete Hegseth joked on Sunday that he hasn’t washed his hands in 10 years. “Germs are not a real thing,” he said. “I can’t see them, therefore, they’re not real.” However, […]
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