How to wash your hands effectively?

To wash your hands effectively, you must:

  • Remove rings and other jewelry.
  • Use water and get your hands completely wet.
  • Take soap (1 to 3 mL) and lather it well.
  • Soap the hands for at least 15 seconds, taking care to rub between the fingers, the back of the hand, the wrists and the forearms.
  • Clean under the fingernails.
  • Rinse well under clean running water.
  • Dry your hands with a disposable towel or under the dryer.
  • Turn off the faucets with a paper towel.
  • Avoid touching soiled surfaces when leaving the bathroom.
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