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Name: Charlene
Status: Student
Grade:  9-12
Location: FL
Country: United States
Date: November 2005


Question:
which is more effective towards bacteria? hand sanitizer or soap?

why?



Replies:
That depends on the type of bacteria! If we are talking about pathogens, ie. bacteria that make you sick, both are effective. Nothing will remove all bacteria from your skin. If they do, your hands will become contaminated again right away. Your goal is to remove bacteria that get on your hands after you go to the bathroom, or touch uncooked food or play in the dirt, etc.

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