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Money changes hands around 55 times a year, which means that it plays host to a number of pathogens, including germs like viruses and bacteria.
While using alcohol-based solutions on your hands or on surfaces can kill germs, drinking alcohol does not have the same benefits.
1.5 million HDB lift buttons have been coated with a disinfectant that can last for months – here’s why it’s so powerful
Bonding agents allow it to adhere tightly to surfaces at a molecular level, so that it remains effective even with repeated scrubbing and cleaning.
Sweat is known to kill germs on your body, and unless it mixes with a cough, sneeze, or other bodily fluids, it won't transmit viruses.
Witch hazel is not an effective disinfectant, and it is unlikely to prevent the spread of viruses or bacteria. Here's what you need to know.
Antibacterial soap isn't any better at killing viruses and bacteria than regular soap, and it may also include chemicals with harmful side effects.
Antibiotics can weaken your immune system's ability to fight off infection, and are widely overprescribed and often unnecessary. Here's why.
Wearing shoes in the house can potentially bring in germs — here’s why you should leave them at the front door
You shouldn't wear shoes in the house if you want to keep your living space as clean as possible. Here's why you should leave them at the front door.
Microwaves aren't the best disinfectants, but they can kill germs — like viruses and bacteria — on food or your kitchen sponge. Here's how to do it.
Bacteria and viruses are the most common causes of disease, but they have some key differences. Here's what you need to know.