Your hands can pick up a few million bacteria from the world around you. However hand cleaning just became basic practice in hospitals in the 1840s. So what if you just stopped cleaning your hands? Well, you may become exposed to a number of viruses, from respiratory infections like the influenza infection to norovirus, a serious stomach bug. But if you keep not washing, you might wind up with even worse diseases. Heres what would occur if you stopped washing your hands permanently.
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If You Never Washed Your Hands, what
Hand cleaning only became basic practice in hospitals in the 1840s. What if you simply stopped cleaning your hands? If you keep not washing, you may end up with even worse illnesses. Heres what would happen if you stopped washing your hands permanently.