Category Archives: General news

Open farm visitors contract Cryptosporidium – prompting call for hand washing facilities

Public Health Wales advocates soap and water wash after animal contact A number of people [...]

Soap and water handwashing is essential on farm visits warns UKHSA

There is ofter a sharp rise of cryptosporidium and E.coli at this time of year [...]

Cryptosporidium: hand sanitiser is “not effective” against it – warning

Farms and petting zoos urged to enhance hand washing with soap and water in Ireland [...]

Care workers: wash hands with soap and running water says new Government guidance

Why hand gels are not suitable under many circumstances Understanding how and why infection is [...]

Nothing works as well as hand washing when it comes to viruses

And this is why it’s so effective… Washing hands under (ideally) running water, giving them [...]

Handwashing helps control the spread of viruses AND bacteria

They spread in a variety of ways – but both can be kept in check [...]

Soap and water hand washing is the preferred method – but why 20 seconds?

Mathematical model reveals that it needs to be “vigorous” Using soap and water is the [...]

THIS is why you need to wash your hands “for at least 20 seconds”

Effective vigorous techniques take time, says report There has been a great deal of publicity [...]