rom Crimea To Covid : The Importance Of Handwashing

In the 18th century, Hungarian midwife Ignaz Semmelweis observed the dramatic difference in women’s mortality rates. Not long after, the Lady Of The Lamp, also known as Florence Nightingale joined the sails of channeling good hand hygiene during her experience tending to wounded British soldiers in the Crimean War and witnessed firsthand the consequences of airborne and water-borne diseases such as dysentery, cholera, frostbite and more.

I solemnly pledge to wash my hands more often (Source: The Lamp People)

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