Laura Goodall posted in antibacterial • child health • Christchurch • Dunedin • hand washing • hygiene • new zealand • NZ schools • prevention • sanitiser • sanitizer • University of Otago on August 13th, 2014.
Compared to good hand washing practice, using hand sanitisers does not reduce school sick leave in children, suggests New Zealand-led research published in PLOS Medicine this week. The study, led by Associate Professor Patricia Priest and colleagues from the University of Otago, involved almost 2,500 pupils at 68 primary schools in Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill. […]
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