Good news and bad news here. The good news: As flu season approaches, a study found hand sanitizer WILL help you protect yourself.
The bad news: You’ll basically have to make applying hand sanitizer your part time job.
The study found that when you apply hand sanitizer, you have to rub your hands together for FOUR MINUTES to get it to completely kill all the flu germs.
Fortunately, there IS a better solution. The study found that if you wash your hands with antibacterial soap, it kills all the flu germs in just 30 seconds.