Hand hygiene worth singing about
IF you want to make sure you have washed your hands properly, try singing Happy Birthday twice as you do it. British scientists say removing all the germs takes 20 seconds at the sink — long enough to repeat the song. Failing to kill bacteria by thorough washing is driving Britain’s superbug crisis, the UK’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society warns. A survey found 84 per cent of Brits did not wash hands for long enough.