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Explore the world of infection and hygiene for yourself. Here are activities that the whole family can enjoy – while finding out more about the easy ways you can help protect yourself and your family from infection. Fun ways to learn about the importance of home and personal hygiene include:


Access to clean water and soap may also boost growth in young children

New research by the Cochrane Collaboration suggests that access to clean water and soap not only improves hygiene but may also boost growth in young children.

Hygiene Council recommendations on cold and flu prevention

The Hygiene Council have issued a cold and flu consensus statement, which details recommendations as to how to prevent cold and flu. Read more...

Hygiene hypothesis not supported by evidence

A new report by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine concludes that the hygiene hypothesis is not supported by evidence. Read more...