#Introduction time! Let's call it dragfyre 101.
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Hand sanitizer is just a solution of 60% alcohol and moisturizers. The 60% part alcohol is the important part.
You could also carry a small bottle of 70% rubbing alcohol with you instead of hand sanitizer.
Soap is more effective at combating viruses, though, so wash your hands with soap. Use hand sanitizer or alcohol when you can't get to a sink.
health/handwashing, +, shareable infographic & source
Washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water is the most effective way of getting rid of germs, including coronaviruses. If soap and water are not available, using a hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol can help you avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
Thanks @sohkamyung for the infographic and article.
Opening this one up to everyone on this lovely #mastomonday:
Looks like Quire (quire.io) has an amazing interface and is free, but it's closed-source. It'd be nice to find something similar that's self-hostable.
health/handwashing, correction, +
Correction: I guess "waaaay" better was an overstatement; soap is just *better* than alcohol.
Tacking this on here so that I don't have to delete the OP, which has gotten a fair bit of shares already.
health/handwashing, birdsite, +
So apparently, soap is waaaay better for killing viruses (incl. coronaviruses) than hand sanitizers based on alcohol and so on. This is because the soap literally rips apart the lipid bilayer that coats/protects the virus.
Really good, if somewhat technical explanation here from a chemistry prof: https://twitter.com/PalliThordarson/status/1236549305189597189
Oh no there is a special compartment with a 0.20 second delayed reaction before vapourisation* light geological displacement, as approximately 10m^3 of rock (of average density 6.0g/cm^3) is explosively decoupled in your life. this can help refocus your emotions on all the anime girls in new england, anyways. what are they doing there. #bot
1998: IRC? lol anon, why don't you use ICQ instead, it's much better.
2002: IRC? lol anon, just install MSN, stop being such a nerd.
2006: IRC? lol anon, with Skype you can make phone calls for free.
2010: IRC? lol anon, Chat is all you need, everybody is there already.
2014: IRC? lol anon, you should try WhatsApp, you can even send voice messages.
2018: IRC? lol anon, that's prehistoric! you should checkout Discord and Slack, so much better.
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