Dr. Le Vi Anh, Faculty of Dermatology - Aesthetics Department of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy, said that 99 days were not contagious in the past community, many were subjective and had forgotten basic prevention methods such as wearing a mask, use antiseptic water. In particular, quick hand sanitizer or dry hand sanitizer has the ability to kill bacteria, viruses, germs that are harmful to health, prevent them from growing and protect their hands in the longest time. may. Many hand sanitizers and antiseptic can also contain nutrients, vitamins to help keep your hands soft.
Quick hand sanitizer or dry hand sanitizer in the form of a spray or gel, usually packed into small bottles with a volume of about 30-70 ml, convenient to carry with you. You only need a sufficient amount to clean both hands and fingers, apply evenly within 30 seconds until dry completely and do not need to wash again with water.
The doctor recommends using antiseptic water later in cases where dirty hands are not visible as before and after eating, when outdoors, after taking money, after communication, taking a train or entering. hospital.
Should use hand sanitizer in the absence of water and soap, absolutely no abuse. When used, must be accompanied by other methods such as eating hygiene, masks, avoiding crowded places ... Limiting the purchase of hand sanitizers that have an attractive smell, which can stimulate children to want to taste. When children use, there must be parental supervision.
According to the doctor, before the outbreak, washing your hands with soap for 20 seconds is the recommended recommended option. The necessary hand washing times are right after returning home; after coughing, sneezing; after handling, handling, contacting with risk items such as elevator control panels, door handles, stair handrails, railings, ...; after going to the toilet; after hygiene for children and the sick; before eating; before and after food processing and when hands are dirty.
In the absence of soap and clean water, use hand sanitizer or medical alcohol solution containing at least 60% alcohol to disinfect hands. Choose a hand sanitizer of clear origin so that it does not harm the skin without killing the germs.
Should buy antiseptic water at reputable stores, refer to the ingredients, active ingredients, concentration. Ảnh: Hữu Khoa
To prevent the spread of epidemics, everyone needs to be more vigilant and preventive than cure, and follow the Health Ministry's recommendations. Wear a mask when going out. Used masks, napkins, nose tissues, mouths must be put into separate garbage bags with dam covers and taken away for daily disposal.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your elbow when you sneeze, cough, runny nose, and wash your hands right away. Clean and sanitize regularly surfaces and objects that you touch.
At households, it is necessary to clean and disinfect surfaces and everyday items. Areas that are frequently touched such as table tops, door handles, hand tools, tables, toilets, faucets, sinks should be given priority for cleaning and disinfection. If you have a fever, cough and shortness of breath, get medical help early.