Professor Lindsay Grayson, Director of Infectious Diseases at Austin Health has been in the media lately imploring people to wash their hands. This is something that women do much better than men, and older people do better than younger people.
Why is it so important? Washing your hands correctly is a proven and effective means of keeping colds, the flu, and other nasty bugs at bay. Recent studies of health professionals show that when you wash your hands correctly your may even protect yourself against the corona virus.
Look at the graphic below to check that you are washing your hands correctly:
To read the study follow this link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17054756