Study: Hand Sanitzer may not be as effective as you think

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SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA)– Hand Sanitizers may not protect you from germs as much as you think.

A new study from Japanese Researchers found ethanol based hand sanitzer was ineffective at killing the flu virus in mucus unless it was left on for a full four minutes.

The results do contradict other studies which show ethanol based disinfectants can be useful in stopping the spread of germs.

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