Is Soap Better Than Hand Sanitizer
Coronavirus expert explains why soap is better than hand sanitizer.
Is soap better than hand sanitizer. Intriguingly some twitter users have reported witnessing people frantically stock up on hand sanitizer but ignoring the soap available. If you have mucous or dirt on your hands hand. Its data contradicts what a lot. By mike wehner mikewehner.
But it s getting harder to find than a hypodermic needle in a haystack. The humble act of washing with soap and water followed by drying with a clean towel is the gold standard elizabeth scott an expert in home and community hygiene and professor at simmons university told insider. In fact the study was the talk of the town when it was first released. A study published earlier in 2019 in the msphere journal surprised a lot of people by making the case that soap and water are better than hand sanitizer for preventing the spread of flu.
Poland was also asked a follow up question in regards to how soap compares to hand sanitizer here s what he said second best is hand sanitizer. That means as we fight the flu this season we will want to either rub that sanitizer into the hands for 4 minutes or replace it with a good old fashioned hand washing with soap. And yet soap is the best defense we have experts say.