Daily Archives: October 13, 2009

Handwashing to prevent the flu: What water temperature and how long?

Most of you should be aware, by now, that frequent hand washing not only helps protect you from the flu, but also a variety of other potential infections. It also helps, if you are carrying a disease, to prevent you from spreading it to others. But, should you use hot water or not? And, how long should you wash your hands? How much is enough? Continue reading