Handwashing: The 'do-it-yourself' vaccine
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Handwashing with soap is an affordable "do-it-yourself" vaccine that effectively prevents disease. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated that proper handwashing could eliminate half of all cases of food-borne diseases.
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