Ways to Prevent Measles Spread with Proper Cleaning & Hygiene
What is Measles?
According to the CDC, measles is a highly contagious virus that lives in the nose and throat mucus of an infected person. It can spread to others through coughing and sneezing as transmission is primarily person to person via large respiratory droplets.
How Does Measles Spread?
How to Prevent Measles Spread
Regular Hand Washing
One of the most effective things you can do to help stop the spread of measles is to wash your hands frequently and encourage your staff to do the same. Consider using a hand sanitizer as well for extra protection.
For hard surface cleaning, P&G Professional recommends using products labeled as disinfectants. Following the label instructions is key for maximum effectiveness. You can find EPA-approved disinfecting products from P&G Professional here.
Centers for Disease Control , The Pink Book: Course Textbook - 12th Edition Second Printing (May 2012)