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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Study Links Sanitization To Student Absenteeism

June 17-DALLAS -- Researchers now show a link between schools that use (appropriate) hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes in the classroom and a decrease in absenteeism, NBC 5 reported.The study conducted at Children's Hospital in Boston shows fewer students missed class because of gastrointestinal illnesses when classroom surfaces were properly sanitized and student had ready access to hand sanitizer."Implementing is key. There has to be a continuous effort in terms of the teachers, (and) the school nurses, to remind these measures," said Octavio Ramilo, professor of pediatrics at Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Click on the post title link--an enlightened person posted an insightful comment regarding the distinctions between various hand sanitizer formulations on the NBC affiliate's website

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