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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 04:06 AM
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CDC Video: Dirty hands spread dangerous diseases like swine flu
Mercury News
Posted: 04/25/2009 01:15:45 PM PDT
Updated: 04/25/2009 03:08:32 PM PDT

The Centers for Disease control says the most important way to prevent the transmission of dangerous diseases, including swine flu, is to frequently wash your hands with soap or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol ... http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_12225096?nclick_check=1
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lizerdbits Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 07:37 AM
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1. I have been to multiple meetings
Edited on Sun Apr-26-09 07:38 AM by lizerdbits
sponsored by ASM (American Society for Microbiology) and am astounded how many people (well, women since that's the only bathroom I'm in) do the '5 seconds of just water' hand wash in the bathroom. Quite disturbing. I wonder if it's the same for men.

FYI, I can't get the link to work, not sure if it's my computer or not.
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 08:07 AM
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2. I think the current advice is something like hot water and soap, lather and
slather for at least 30 seconds -- and you're right: lots of guys don't

I just checked: the link still works for me
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