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Are air dryers in public bathrooms more sanitary than paper towels?

Peter DeLucia
Health Education
Air hand dryers are actually not as sanitary as using paper towels when you visit a public bathroom. In this video, public health specialist Peter DeLucia, MPA, explains why drying your hands well, with paper towels, is the best way to stay healthy.

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