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This photograph shows how much better soap is than hand sanitizer

Hand washing best practice has been a popular talking point in recent months amid coronavirus fears. Image: REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

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Thirty seconds makes all the difference. Image: Instagram
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The germs of an unwashed hand. Image: Paul Barcena
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The germs of a hand washed only by hand sanitizer. Image: Paul Barcena
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The germs of a hand washed for 30 seconds with soapy water. Image: Paul Barcena
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