Nurse shows how even when you wear gloves, coronavirus cross-contamination happens

Nurse shows how even when you wear gloves, coronavirus cross-contamination happens

Lixley put on gloves and dipped her fingers in a plate of paint, which represented germs on an item she'd picked up at the store. Not forgetting, she also demonstrated how a contaminated phone will definitely transfer the germs onto her face when she picks up a call.

Lixey then goes on demonstrating by wearing a pair of disposable gloves on her hands pretending as if she is leaving from her auto to go shopping.

That roll of toilet paper contains germs that would be left on her hands, though Lixey said it would be a mistake to think that just because she is wearing gloves she is safe. There, she demonstrated that even if people are wearing gloves to run necessary errands, they're likely not being cautious enough about where those germs can end up.

"Do whatever makes you feel safe, but there is some science here - and all of this fear is just manifesting into people being insane, and they're not acting very smart".

Also, if you then touch other items in the store, those germs have spread to other places in the store.

Lixey, from MI in the USA, starts the clip by telling people that it's fine to wear gloves while out shopping but that everyone needs to be aware of the dangers of cross-contamination.

Her general message? 'There's no point in wearing gloves, if you're not gonna wash your hands every time you touch something, ' she said in the video.

In the video, there is a clear message that there is no benefit of wearing gloves if you do not have your hands properly after touching something. "Don't touch your dirty phone". The former ER nurse understands that while she has extensive knowledge of the PPE, not a lot of people have the same understanding.

This is because everything on the gloves migrates to the phone if someone picks it up.

Lixey goes even further to show just how the improper use of gloves can make the protective gear completely useless after resulting in cross-contamination.

Eventually, after recording a simulated phone call, the color of her cheek wraps, symbolizing the bacteria that would have traveled to her face.

Lixey now works inside an infusion clinic at a doctor's office.

She isn't the only one taking to social media to educate on the importance of understanding how germs spread.

The nurse goes on to explain how the virus spreads with the help of some paint.

Hays Earls, a registered nurse in Dallas, Texas, made a TikTok video from an experiment she did to show her three-year-old son how germs stick to our hands and how washing them with soap removes them. When he takes his finger out, it's covered in pepper, simulating how germs cling to skin. Here I'm in Meijer getting my groceries, and I reach for toilet paper. In fact, now her son wants to do "hand washing" tricks every time they pass a sink.

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