This doctor says it's not a good idea to wear gloves when out shopping

He says they won't help prevent coronavirus germs from spreading.

4/7/2020 3:51:00 AM

This genius doctor made a TikTok telling people to stop wearing gloves

He says they won't help prevent coronavirus germs from spreading.

from spreading.However, an NHS doctor, Dr Karan Rangarajan, has now taken to TikTok to share a short video on why actually, gloves aren't as helpful as you might think. The more you know, eh?"You’ve got your gloves, you’re at the supermarket, you’re touching things – there you go… germs," he begins, scribbling on his glove with a biro to visibly demonstrate said germs."You keep touching more things throughout same day with these same gloves, germs everywhere. You’re accumulating germs."

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So far, so ick."Your glove is now more full of germs than your hand would’ve been if you washed each time," Dr Rangarajan continues."Remember, with these same gloves you’ll be touching your steering wheel, you might accidentally touch your face, transferring the germs to yourself, then when you’re changing the gloves, you might actually be touching the glove itself."

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This doctor says it's not a good idea to wear gloves when out shoppingHe says they won't help prevent coronavirus germs from spreading. And he is quite right! The vast majority will wear them incorrectly, think it excuses them for thorough hand hygiene and wont dispose of them properly

This doctor says it's not a good idea to wear gloves when out shoppingHe says they won't help prevent coronavirus germs from spreading.

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