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Can using hand dryer kill the new coronavirus?

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-02-10 14:31

Rumors have claimed the new coronavirus can be killed when people using a hand dryer within 30 seconds.

The fact is, a hand dryer cannot effectively kill the new coronavirus. To protect yourself from the disease, you should always wash your hands with an ethanol-based hand sanitizer or soap and water. After washing your hands, dry them thoroughly by paper towels or a warm air dryer.

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