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Prevent winter infections

Washing your hands regularly is the basic rule to avoid various infections that usually occur during the winter months. However, many people do not know how to wash and dry their hands to really prevent infections.

The World Health Organization (WHO) advises everyone to wash hands with soap † Without soap, the pathogenic bacteria and viruses that can cause flu and colds will disappear. , insufficient of the skin. It suffices to hold your hands for thirty seconds to wash. Also don't forget the spots between the fingers and under your nails.

There are also quite a few misunderstandings when it comes to drying hands. drying your hands with warm air is not the best option † The warm air only makes the supply of pathogenic substances worse, so that the hands are re-contaminated

Simply dry your hands with an unused, dry handbook or with a paper handkerchief which you then throw away.