Handwashing: Cool Water as Effective as Hot for Removing Germs

We all know that washing our hands can keep us from spreading germs and getting sick. But a new Rutgers-New Brunswick study found that cool water removes the same amount of harmful bacteria as hot.

The water temperature does not make a difference in removing harmful bacteria, according to a Rutgers-New Brunswick study.

“People need to feel comfortable when they are washing their hands but as far as effectiveness, this study shows us that the temperature of the water used didn’t matter,” …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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