Health Ministry has asked people to reduce the use of hand sanitizers as they kill the good bacteria and cause skin problems in the long run.
The world is witnessing a pandemic that has taken millions of lives and millions of people are currently infected with the deadly COVID-19 virus. In India, there are nearly 5 lakh active cases right now which shows the severity of the condition. As this outbreak happened a few months back, we were told to wash hands often and use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer to disinfect hands and prevent virus transmission. However, the experts suggested to wash hands with soap more and use less sanitizer as it can kill the good bacteria on hands. This increases the risk of skin infections, rashes and dry skin. Now, the Health Ministry has warned again to prevent overuse of hand sanitizers.
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