Handwashing Is Important Tool In Fight Against Ebola, UNICEF Says

Media sources report on Global Handwashing Day, recognized annually on October 15, and UNICEF’s spotlight on how the practice is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.

U.N. News Centre: On World Day, U.N. spotlights handwashing as vital tool in fight against Ebola
“As the world celebrates the seventh annual Global Handwashing Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is spotlighting how the simple practice not only saves lives, but is also instrumental in the fight against Ebola. … UNICEF is using this year’s Day to raise awareness about Ebola in the affected countries, counter misconceptions, and promote handwashing to combat the further spread of the disease…” (10/15).

UNICEF: Handwashing one important tool in the Ebola fight — UNICEF
“As the world celebrates the seventh Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF said the fight against Ebola further underscores the practice of handwashing in disease prevention…” (10/15).