Hand hygiene key to reducing influenza spread

12 Jul 2012 | Infection Prevention & Control

Hand Hygiene New Zealand urges the use of good hand hygiene to reduce the spread of influenza.

Influenza-related admissions place a huge strain on hospitals during the winter months in New Zealand. But evidence shows that good hand hygiene contributes to the prevention of outbreaks and spread of infections, such as influenza, within hospitals.

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Last updated 16/07/2012