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Should you sanitize or disinfect? Here’s what you should know

26/06/2020 04:07 PM | Click to read full article

Apart from social distancing and wearing face masks, keeping your hands clean and sanitized is considered to be the most crucial weapon against the novel coronavirus.

Cleaning your hands or a surface wipes away dirt and impurities without really killing germs or pathogens. Sanitizing, on the other hand, reduces the pathogen load of objects or surfaces by killing or removing germs up to a certain extent. A soap and water rinse is the best to keep hands clean. However, when you don’t have access to them, a hand sanitizer is your go-to option.