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On October 15, the whole world celebrates Global Handwashing Day, a holiday the purpose of which is to remind everyone once again that this simple hygienic procedure is a powerful prevention of a number of dangerous diseases in both children and adults.

For example, the World Health Organization recommends doing it like this:

If you something more fun, watch the British hospital staff wash their hands (and dance!) to Gangnam Style:

And here a very cheerful person teaches children how to wash their hands (according to instructions from UNICEF!):

And you can always wash your hands to the lyrics of your favorite song, so you can be sure that you washed them for a sufficient amount of time: