How do most infectious diseases spread?
One of the most easy passage ways for diseases to spread is through hands. Hands have easy and direct access to all the known portals of entry for pathogens which are the mouth, nose and the conjunctiva of the eyes. It is therefore highly essential to practice proper hand hygiene. Another mode of transmission of pathogens is through the air therefore it is necessary to cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough.
What is the proper way to practice hand hygiene?
The proper way to practice hand hygiene is to wash hands at regular time intervals or when the hands become visibly dirty. Soap and water should be used for around 15 to 20 seconds. In case of non- availability of soap and water an alcohol based hand sanitizer should be used. Proper amount should be applied and the hands should be briskly rubbed together until they dry.
"What has the CDC said about alcohol-based hand sanitizers? Are they useful for children?
The Centers for Disease Control recommends the use of alcohol based sanitizers in the absence of soap and water. Alcohol is effective in reducing the most common germs that are responsible for causing illness. CVDC has recommended that even school going children can be easily use alcohol based sanitizers whenever soap and water are not available.
What types of germs does PURE Instant Hand Sanitizer kills?
One can give a guarantee as to the number of germs that a hand sanitizer is capable of destroying according to the guidelines of the FDA.
However, Pure hand Sanitizers are capable of destroying most of the common germs which cause illness. No specific names are given because the consumer might get the message that a particular disease can be completely avoided by the use of this product. Whereas there are a number of ways in which a disease can spread. Spread of diseases can be prevented with maintaining proper hand hygiene by regular use of soap and water or alcohol based hand sanitizers.
How does PURE Instant Hand Sanitizer fare in effectiveness against transient germs versus resident germs?
Our body carries a number of germs which are required for healthy skin and other uses. These germs are harmless to the body. However a person is exposed to transient germs when he or she comes in contact with other people or foreign objects. These germs are usually responsible for the spread of diseases in our body. Pure hand sanitizer reduces some of the resident germs while killing most of the transient germs. Resident germs are quickly generated by the body again.