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time.com/4800412/wash-hands-cold-water

A new study finds that washing hands in cold water works just as well as using warm or hot—and that 10 seconds of lathering is all you need. A new study clears up a long-standing myth about ...

lifehacker.com/cold-water-and-regular-soap-kills-germs-just-as-well-as-1488847107

Even water as cold as 40°F (4.4°C) appeared to reduce bacteria as well as hotter water, if hands were scrubbed, rinsed, and dried properly. In fact, she noted that hot water can often have an ...

www.cdc.gov/handwashing/show-me-the-science-handwashing.html

Why? Because hands could become recontaminated if placed in a basin of standing water that has been contaminated through previous use, clean running water should be used 1.However, washing with non-potable water when necessary may still improve health 3.The temperature of the water does not appear to affect microbe removal; however, warmer water may cause more skin irritation and is more ...

www.nhs.uk/.../cold-water-just-as-good-as-hot-for-handwashing

Washing your hands with cool water is just as effective in killing germs as using hot water – and antibacterial soap is no better than a normal cleanser, reveals study. Daily Mail, 31 May 2017. Washing hands in cold water 'as good as hot' BBC News, 1 June 2017. Links to the science. Jensen DA, Macinga DR, Shumaker DJ, et al.

modernsurvivalblog.com/.../do-you-need-hot-water-to-wash-your-hands-and-kill-germs

Even water as cold as 40°F appeared to reduce bacteria as well as hotter water, if hands were scrubbed, rinsed, and dried properly. Most people believe that using hot water is more effective than warm, room temperature, or cold water, when it comes to killing germs while washing clothes or hands.

www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/hand-washing/art...

Wet your hands with clean, running water — either warm or cold. Apply soap and lather well. Rub your hands vigorously for at least 20 seconds. Remember to scrub all surfaces, including the backs of your hands, wrists, between your fingers and under your fingernails. Rinse well. Dry your hands with a clean towel or air-dry them.

www.apartmenttherapy.com/washing-clothes-in-cold-water-vs-hot-water-35648166

Does hot water clean better than cold water? “The perception that hot water cleans better than cold stems from the way we did laundry years and years ago,” says Kay Gebhardt, trained chemist and senior scientist for sustainability and authenticity at Seventh Generation. “Back then, heat was useful because it sped up the cleaning process ...

www.msn.com/.../20-hand-washing-mistakes-that-help-coronavirus-spread/ss-AAJFrFO

The Remedy Rx: Cold water can be just as effective as hot water for removing microbes from your hands, as long as you follow proper hand washing protocol. Use enough soap, lather thoroughly, rinse ...

www.todayfm.com/.../dermot-dave/warm-water-actually-clean-hands-better-cold-water

This edition takes a look at the cold water vs warm water debate when it comes to washing your hands, there's a man who back in 1567 came to a bad end thanks to his beard and we learn how Simpson's creator Matt Groening could make even more money if he'd only release one of his greatest products.

www.webmd.com/lung/news/20200306/power-of-hand-washing-to-prevent-coronavirus

A 2011 study from researchers at the London School of Tropical Hygiene found that washing with water alone reduced bacteria on hands to about one-quarter of their prewash state. Washing with soap ...