From very young, we have been told how important it is to wash our hands before and after eating, when leaving the bathroom or when we touch an animal. And is that our hands are clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid transferring germs to others and sick.
During the day pass through our hands all kinds of harmful substances, bacteria and toxins that are in different public places and at home. These substances are so small they can only be seen through a microscope, but the failure to see them does not mean they are not there. In fact, today thousands of children and people die worldwide due to poor conditions and lack of health personnel. If you do not seem sufficient reason to wash your hands, then we give you more reasons.
When washing hands?
Besides washing hands in situations that we have discussed before (after using the bathroom, before and after eating and after touching animals), it is also important to do this practice after touching money, before cooking, after sneezing or coughing, after changing the diaper of babies or be in contact with feces, after handling garbage or waste and after attending sick. (more…)