Speaking at a briefing in Geneva, the head of the world health organization (who), Tedros Ghebreyesus stressed that hand washing remains the primary and most effective means for the prevention of infection COVID-19.

“hand Washing is the best measure of public health, this measure helps to protect against coronavirus and other diseases,” – said the head of the who, reminded that may 5 is world hand hygiene day.

however, he pointed out that not all people today have the opportunity to wash my hands, because three billion people on the planet no home water supply. To combat the pandemic, he urged to increase investment in the manufacture of soap and detergents, alcohol-based.