Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sanitiser trial fails to cut illness

when I was young, mum made sure we covered our mouths when we cough.


Jamie Morton

Jamie Morton is science reporter at the NZ Herald.
Sanitiser trial fails to cut illness

Installing alcohol-based hand sanitiser dispensers in classrooms may not mean fewer sick days for kids, a New Zealand study has suggested.
The study, published today in the journal PLOS Medicine, found absence rates at schools that installed dispensers in classrooms as part of the survey were similar at those "control" schools which did not.

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