• Is Hand Sanitizer as Good as Soap? And More Questions Answered by a Handwashing Expert

    9 days ago - By PopSugar

    Handwashing is important every day, but it's especially crucial during a pandemic like the novel coronavirus to help keep you and others safe. "The simple act of handwashing with soap is still the best defense that we have against coronavirus," Myriam Sidibe, PhD, a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and recognized handwashing expert, told POPSUGAR. The coronavirus is an enveloped virus - there's a protective layer around it - and washing with soap and water removes this envelope, causing the virus to die, she said.
    Soap can help fight a lot of other "outbreak pathogens and common...
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