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Vegan Star Lewis Hamilton Promotes Proper Hand Washing In Face Of COVID-19

by | March 23, 2020

Vegan and Formula 1 racing pro Lewis Hamilton has taken to Instagram to encourage his followers to learn and practice proper hand-washing technique amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a short video demonstrating some of the essential steps, Hamilton reminds viewers that proper hand washing technique will reduce one’s chances of both catching and spreading the potentially lethal and highly contagious virus.

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While Hamilton’s demonstration was rushed, the WHO offers proper guidlines on YouTube (Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock.com)

COVID-19 & Hand Washing Technique

While the pro athlete’s following demonstration was rushed — especially when official guidelines are taken into consideration — it did touch on many of the key steps outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO). 

According to the WHO, proper hand washing should take about one minute, and involves a multi-step, very specific routine designed properly clear every area of one’s hands.

You can find the organization’s video outlining proper technique here.

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