HEALTH BYTES: Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

Practicing hand hygiene is a simple yet effective way to prevent infections. Cleaning your hands can prevent the spread of germs, including those that are resistant to antibiotics and are becoming difficult, if not impossible, to treat.

On average, healthcare providers clean their hands less than half of the times they should.

On any given day, about one in 31 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection. View the full article.

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