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Coronavirus | How to use hand sanitizer effectively

Using alcohol-based hand sanitizers is a good way to prevent infection and the spread of germs including coronavirus. Hand sanitizer is a convenient alternative to hand washing, if there’s no soap or water available, and as long as your hands aren’t visibly dirty. Watch this video to make sure you’re using hand sanitizer correctly. And to learn how to wash your hands properly, watch our guide here:

Commonly asked questions about hand sanitizer:
Q. What hand sanitizer should I use?
A. The World Health Organization recommends an alcohol based hand gel with at least 60% alcohol concentration.

Q. How long should the whole process take?
A. The process should take between 15 and 30 seconds, until your hands are dry.

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