Here's how to prevent yourself from being infected

To ensure your hands are rid of harmful microorganisms, scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds, or as long as it takes to sing the Happy Birthday song twice. —

The Covid-19 outbreak brought into sharp focus the need to keep hands clean by handwashing with soap and water, or the use of alcohol hand sanitisers.

Clean hands, not masks, are more vital in the avoidance of illness and spreading microorganisms to others.

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