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What is the best way to use hand sanitizer?

The best technique is to apply about a dime-sized amount, and then carefully and thoroughly rub it over the palms and the back of the hands and let it dry completely. Hand sanitizer is a good way to reduce the possibility of transmission if soap and water is not available (and if kids have a hard time washing their hands properly), but hand-washing for at least 20 seconds is overall the most effective way to get rid of viruses.

Drafted: 10 March 2020

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