World Hand Hygiene Day | The Novel Outbreak

May 05 , 2021 | Social Good,COVID-19

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It’s World Hand Hygiene Day! Handwashing has been one of the ultimate fighters of the pandemic. Hand hygiene expert, Dr. Myriam Sibidé, shares how the simple ingredients of soap and water can change lives. 

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