eWellness: What should you do if you dont have soap and clean, running water?


Dr KK Aggarwal    22 November 2017

Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of microbes on them in most situations. If soap and water are not available use an alcohol based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 alcohol. Alcohol based hand sanitizers can quickly reduce the number of microbes on hands in some situations but sanitizers do not eliminate all types of germs.

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