As Corona virus spreads across the globe, health practitioners are busy advocating proper hand washing on a regular basis. This serves as one of the most effective precautionary measures to avoid getting infected.

Google publishes doodles on its homepage. These doodles showcase important events or pay homage to respected individuals in history who contributed in different sectors like education, health and science.

Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis pioneered antiseptic proceedures.
Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis

This time Google’s doodle hits two birds with one stone. It honours Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis for his contribution in pioneering the use of anticeptic procedures. Dr.Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis was a Hungarian physician and scientist of German ancestry.

The said doodle shows effective ways of washing hands. Dr.Ignaz is shown holding a stopwatch while 6 steps of properly washing hands are demonstrated.

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