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Ward off viruses by washing your hands the right way

“Handwashing significantly prevents the spread of infections,” says Senait Woldai, MPH, CIC, infection prevention manager at Methodist Charlton Medical Center.

About 20% of respiratory infections are preventable by simply washing your hands properly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Germs, after all, need a delivery device, and that’s usually an unwashed hand.


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