How to wash your hand thoroughly?

The role of hand washing in preventing respiratory diseases

Proper hand washing is one of the most effective measures to prevent diarrhea and respiratory infections. Authoritative agencies such as the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention, WHO and the US CDC recommend that soap and water (running water) be used to fully wash hands.

Six-step hand-washing method

washing hand in six step

Step 1: rub your hands and palms together (rub your hands together for ten times)

Step 2: Cross your hands and wash your finger joints (the palms of your hands and your backs, your hands are crossed and your left and right hands are exchanged for five times)

Step 3: rub the finger joints between the palms of the hands (the palms of the palms are interlaced with ten fingers, and rub five times)

Step 4: Hold the thumb of the other hand and scrub, and rub the left and right hands the same for five times

Step 5: Rub your palms with your fingertips, the left and right hands are the same (fingertips are placed on the palms to rub and rub each other five times)

Step 6: Bend your fingers so that the joint rotates and kneads in the palm of your other hand.

When do you need to wash your hands?

  1. Before and after transferring files
  2. After coughing or sneezing
  3. Before, during and after preparing food
  4. Before eating
  5. After going to the toilet
  6. When your hands are dirty
  7. After contacting others
  8. After touching animals
  9. After returning home

What should I do if there is no clean water and it is not convenient to wash my hands?

You can use alcohol-based disinfection products to clean your hands. The new coronavirus is not resistant to acid or alkali, and is sensitive to organic solvents and disinfectants. 75% alcohol can inactivate viruses, so alcohol-based disinfection products that reach a certain concentration can be used as an alternative to soap and running hands.