#HANGINfection is not just a hype. These tiny, invisible germs in the air are real, and they are around us. These tiny, invisible germs in the air are real, and they are around us. Yes, even if you don’t touch germs, the germs can touch you! While we can’t see them with our naked eye, it does not mean we can’t fight them.
The more we know about #HANGINfection, the more we can protect ourselves. That’s why Safeguard, Philippine’s Number 1 Family Skin Germ Protection Soap, is taking active steps to spread awareness about these airborne germs.
Here are 5 bet-you-didn’t-know facts about #HANGINfection that can change the way we protect ourselves against airborne germs.
1. #HANGINfection can travel from one place to another.
Winds transport #HANGINfection from places to places. When it blows, airborne germs can enter your home through the tiny open spaces in your door or window.
#HANGINfection can stay airborne for long periods of time. It can even survive for days or up to a week.
2. The scientific name of #HANGINfection is bioaerosols.
Science calls it bioaerosols. Bioaerosols contain living organisms and/or are released by living organisms. If that sounds too scientific for you, you can just simply refer to it as #HANGINfection.
3. #HANGINfection contains viruses, bacteria, and fungi.
Yes! These living organisms we mentioned earlier can include bacteria such as Legionella, Staphylococcus, Leptospira, Bacillus; viruses such as influenza and rhinovirus; and fungi such as Aspergillus and Histoplasmsa. In short, #HANGINfection equals germs in the air. The good news here is that we can protect ourselves from germs, right?
4. #HANGINfection is around us and it comes from different sources– even ourselves!
We may not see them with the naked eye, but #HANGINfection is everywhere. Since it also comes from living organisms, these tiny airborne particles are most prevalent in areas with many people and animals, including damp locations.
Sources of #HANGINfection are so ubiquitous that it can come from soil, organic debris, humidifiers, industrial pollution, farming and even ourselves!
This is the reason why we’re taught to cover our mouths when we cough and sneeze. Each time we don’t, germs can travel in the air through droplets. This leads us to our number four fact!
5. Without proper protection, HANGINfection can cause skin infection and other diseases.
Just like ordinary germs, #HANGINfection can irritate the skin, which could lead to skin infections such as pimples and acne. It can also be the culprit for respiratory diseases as well as gastrointestinal infections and other illnesses. Then again, there’s nothing to worry about it with proper protection!
This is why we need to make sure that we are protected against airborne germs all day. When it comes to germ protection, only one soap is on top of our mind – Safeguard.
#HANGINfection is something we don’t need to worry about when we regularly wash with Safeguard. The nation’s number one soap gives up to 24 hours of germ protection even from #HANGINfection. It’s part of the soap brand’s commitment to providing our first line of defense against germs for over 50 years now.
Just recently, Safeguard partnered with Pambansang Bae Alden Richards to release a music video “I Wash It That Way,” which aims to spread awareness about #HANGINfection or airborne germs.
Learn about #HANGINfection by watching and sharing the “I Wash That Way” music video on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SafeguardPhilippines/videos/1756799814377921/
and YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jnXkPkhUS8&feature=youtu.be
Read more on Safeguard’s Website: https://www.safeguard.ph/en-ph/hanginfection.