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Covid kept at bay on World Handwashing Day

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Thursday October 15 was Global Handwashing Day with the importance of access to clean running water and soap highlighted in the fight against Covid-19.

While handwashing is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infectious disease, 40 percent of the worlds population do not have access to soap and water at home.

Child Fund Australia CEO Margaret Sheehan said this years theme was about providing Hand Hygiene for All something most Aussies take for granted.