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.
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According to the World Health Organization, only clean drinking water rivals vaccination in its ability to save lives.
GSK and Comic Relief have been working together to fight malaria, which remains to be one of the world’s biggest threats.