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Hand Hygiene During a Global Pandemic – Soap Matters

In light of the global pandemic, there has been an increased focus on hand hygiene, and for a good reason. Hand hygiene is critical in preventing the spread of infection.

In 1860, Florence Nightingale demonstrated an early awareness of the effectiveness of hand washing writing that nurses should wash their hands frequently throughout the day. Before Florence brought attention to the importance of good hand hygiene, no one, not even nurses and doctors routinely washed their hands…