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A 28-year-old female asked:

Why are hospitals kept so cold to kill germs, but people are advised to wash their hands with hot water to do the same?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Myths: Hospitals are not kept cold to kill germs. This is a false assumption. Or someone has told you a false myth. The room or building environmental temperature has nothing to do with bacteria or other bugs.

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