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Does hand sanitizer work as good or better in germ killing than regular hand washing?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
I think so: There are two factors, one mechanical and the other is chemical , hand washing dose mostly the mechanical one and the hand sanitizer do mainly the chemical one, it better to do them both.

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Last updated Dec 15, 2012

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