One in four health centres around the world face water shortage, increases risk of COVID-19 spread: WHO
According to WHO figures, while health professionals make up less than three percent of the population, they account for 14 percent of Covid-19 cases recorded around the world.
The Hand Wash app includes an alarm function where users can select the Reminders button to add or modify the timings of their alarms.
Ignaz Semmelweis, the first physician to talk about handwashing benefits, honoured in today's Google Doodle
Semmelweis is a physician who is attributed as being the first person to discover the medical benefits of washing one's hands.
Coronavirus is an envelope virus - meaning it has an outer coat on which alcohol can act. So yes, hand sanitizers are effective against coronavirus.
Talk to anyone on the street about the virus and you will be met with confusion and a complete misunderstanding of the disease.
On 15 October, the world observes Global Handwashing Day to raise awareness about the importance of washing our hands with soap.