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Latest news stories

How one good habit could stop the spread of countless diseases

Be honest, do you ever forget to wash your hands? It’s a habit we all know we should follow, yet we don’t all appreciate how crucial it can be for our health. In celebration of the upcoming Global Handwashing day (the 15th of October) we explore the science behind squeaky clean hands.