Covid 19 and hand washing

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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Duncan » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:18 am

Using the fingerprint scanners at the airport,,,,, How many people have coughed into their hands, picked their nose ,,,,then had to place their fingers on the scanner. How many more have had to place their fingers on the scanner after that before it is cleaned.?
It's no wonder the virus is spreading world wide.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by timmydownawell » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:22 am

Duncan wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:18 am
Using the fingerprint scanners at the airport,,,,, How many people have coughed into their hands, picked their nose ,,,,then had to place their fingers on the scanner. How many more have had to place their fingers on the scanner after that before it is cleaned.?
It's no wonder the virus is spreading world wide.
Considering you've already been touching the seatbelt buckle, tray table, armrests and maybe even the toilet door latch on the plane it probably makes no difference by this point. Use hand sanitiser as you exit the airport.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:30 am

Most grown Khmer men don't wash their hands after going to the bathroom, so it's not exactly surprising that the children wouldn't do it. Mind you, many foreigners also don't, but the number of Khmer co-workers who don't wash their hands is pretty high. Any time spent in a mall or airport would confirm that the stats mentioned above aren't really surprising.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:44 am

timmydownawell wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:22 am
Duncan wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:18 am
Using the fingerprint scanners at the airport,,,,, How many people have coughed into their hands, picked their nose ,,,,then had to place their fingers on the scanner. How many more have had to place their fingers on the scanner after that before it is cleaned.?
It's no wonder the virus is spreading world wide.
Considering you've already been touching the seatbelt buckle, tray table, armrests and maybe even the toilet door latch on the plane it probably makes no difference by this point. Use hand sanitiser as you exit the airport.
Seems more and more in western countries where its spreading, the people being infected are not travelers .
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by AndyKK » Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:08 am

There are some serious sewerage pipes (huge they are) going in the ground on street 351 Chbar Ampov, it maybe that its carrying waste from Borey Peng Huoth.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Freightdog » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:33 am

On my last exit from PP a few weeks back as all this excitement kicked off, I noticed small bottles of hand sanitiser at each customs/immigration kiosk. I don’t recall seeing this before. I did see one female official vigorously rubbing her hands.
It seemed slightly out of place or pointless, rather like X-Ray machines as you exit the terminal.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Duncan » Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:30 am

AndyKK wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:08 am
There are some serious sewerage pipes (huge they are) going in the ground on street 351 Chbar Ampov, it maybe that its carrying waste from Borey Peng Huoth.
To where ? The Mekong River prehaps.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by chiltern » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:50 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:10 pm
chiltern wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:45 pm
Many health authorities throughout the world are advising frequent hand washing as one prevention measure against the virus, the family I live with say they know this but constantly need prompting. The kids are the worse culprits before every meal I hear "I forgot". I had expected that they would have received some instruction in their state school but they tell me "teacher has said nothing". One very effective of getting the message across is via constant reminders in school, then once the kids understand they take great delight in upbraiding their parents.
Most state schools have very primitive bathroom facilities anyway. Scooping contaminated water out of a concrete vat is not likely to do much to stop the spread of infection.
I am well aware of the toilet facilities available in the majority of state schools, however my point was that by using the classroom to press home a change in habits children will often nag their parents until they comply.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by chiltern » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:56 pm

Freightdog wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:33 am
On my last exit from PP a few weeks back as all this excitement kicked off, I noticed small bottles of hand sanitiser at each customs/immigration kiosk. I don’t recall seeing this before. I did see one female official vigorously rubbing her hands.
It seemed slightly out of place or pointless, rather like X-Ray machines as you exit the terminal.
Hand sanitisers and wipes are effective in controlling bacterial infections howerever unless they are alcohol based they will not be effective with a virtual infection.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Freightdog » Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:03 pm

chiltern wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:50 pm
my point was that by using the classroom to press home a change in habits children will often nag their parents until they comply.
You’ll be outed for heresy with these ideas, if you aren’t careful!
There’s one or two (mainly, one) on here, who believe the contrary. Of course, while such misguided and myopic points of view prevail, it shall remain a slow process.
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