Not all hand sanitisers can act against Covid-19


With shortages leading some people to try and make their own hand sanitisers, it is important to know these might not be as effective as commercially available products. - Shutterstock

NEW YORK (The Conversation/The Jakarta Post/ANN): Since the outbreak of Covid-19, sales of hand sanitisers have soared. It’s become such a sought-after product that pharmacies and supermarkets have started limiting the number that people can buy at one time.

New York state has even announced it will start producing its own hand sanitiser to meet demand. Though hand sanitisers can help reduce our risk of catching certain infections, not all hand sanitisers are equally effective against coronavirus.

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