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Do you feel the need to stock up on hand sanitiser and soap?

Sales of hand sanitiser in supermarkets more than tripled last month as worried customers flocked to protect themselves from coronavirus.

Supermarkets have placed restrictions on items including pasta, anti-bacterial wipes and hand soap in a bid to prevent shoppers from stockpiling amid coronavirus fears.

Shelves across the country have been emptied of goods, including toilet paper, after Public Health England urged members of the public to “plan ahead” for if they had to self-isolate for a couple of weeks.

Sales of hand sanitiser soared by 255% during February, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel.

Meanwhile, liquid soap sales increased 7% and household cleaning products rose 10%.

Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar, said: “Given the media focus around the outbreak of Covid-19 in February, it’s unsurprising to see shoppers prudently protecting themselves from illness.”

Sales of face masks have also soared. However, Public Health England has said that for the general public, facemasks are not considered to be effective to protect them from becoming infected.

But when worn by those who may already be infected with the virus, masks can help reduce the spread.

PHE added specialist masks are included in protective equipment for appropriately-trained health professionals dealing with high-risk individuals or cases.

“Face masks play a very important role in clinical settings, such as hospitals,” said Dr Jake Dunning, PHE’s head of emerging infections and zoonoses.

“However, there is very little evidence of widespread benefit from their use outside of these clinical settings.”

The coronavirus outbreak has led pharmacy chains to limit the sale of hand sanitiser amid concerns products could be sold for inflated prices online.

A spokeswoman for Boots, the UK’s largest chemist chain, said it had seen an increase in the sale of hand sanitisers, but it still had stock available in its warehouses for online sale and in stores.

She also confirmed that there is currently a limit of two hand sanitisers per customer to ensure as many people as possible have access to the products.

A source told the PA news agency that Boots is concerned some of its products could be re-sold online.

The company has seen protective products of the kind it sells, for example face masks, appear on websites such as Amazon at prices far greater than those retailed by Boots.

A spokesman for LloydsPharmacy, which runs over 1,500 UK pharmacies, said it too was limiting the sale of hand gel products to two per person both online and in store.

“We know that having access to products like hand gels is extremely important to our customers, so we are doing everything we can to ensure availability, despite increasing demand and supply challenges,” he said.

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steve urwin
12th Apr 2020
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Agree with most that washing with soap and hot water will be suffice for those of us who are not too socially active.
Having said that no one should be socially active at present.I also think all the anti bacterial issue is successful through encouraging fear and not necessarily an awareness to keep surfaces clean anyway. Or am I wrong?
Jocelyne
18th Mar 2020
1
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Good old soap and water, never had hand gels years ago.
VeraS
15th Mar 2020
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Didn't get the chance to even if I wanted went to get some and shelves were bare
CaroleAH
15th Mar 2020
3
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A friend of mine has stocked up on Windowlene .............. she hates cleaning windows but her theory is that if we have to self-isolate for four months, (as indicated in the latest scare-mongering headlines) she will need something to do so might as well clean her windows. 🙂 🙂
SueB412
14th Mar 2020
1
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I have in the past used hand sanitiser, when I worked in an environment that required frequent hand washing but not always the time to do it, sometimes a quick squish of this surficed. I do have a small bottle in my bag, the same one since the ark, I use it, occasionally, when I can't get to wash my hands and I am about to eat, or such like. I frequently wash my hands as a matter of course and see no reason for regular use of sanitiser when hand washing done correctly is better. So, no I would not stock up on it, nor soap or toilet rolls!
EllenG9
14th Mar 2020
2
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The only time I have ever used this was when visiting hospital wards or on a cruise ship. I don't buy it, don't believe in it. In order for the immune system to work, it needs to have bacteria to work on. Simple but thorough and regular hand washing is what is needed, though I recognise it is not always possible when out and about. But how many shoppers stripping supermarket shelves of this stuff think about the contamination on handles of the trollies, the money they use and the chip and pin keyboards they use at the till and at cashpoints? Bacteria and viruses are everywhere and panic buying these products is not necessary. My kitchen and bathroom surfaces are regularly cleaned with a little dilute bleach in a spray bottle.
ChristineA2
14th Mar 2020
2
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I prefer to carry a bar of soap and hand towel in my handbag and use shop and cafe toilets frequently when out and about, to wash my hands frequently. I also carry antibacterial wipes to wipe any unclean surfaces.
Hand sanitizer only masks the germs and also dries skin out which causes exscema.
sparrer
13th Mar 2020
4
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As people grow older and live through more disasters and crises they learn that it's sensible to keep a small supply of essentials. Sadly youngsters don't so are greedy and clear shelves, not thinking about the next person. It will never change unless there is rationing from the start.
hammerboy67
12th Mar 2020
4
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its seems that older wiser people like ourselves are not being panicked into stock pilling even though most of the sanitizer is used more frequently by ourselves due to underlying problems . the social media always whip up a storm with the younger generation who have never suffered hardship are sucked in to the frenzy . advice from the government should be only stock up for a couple of weeks not for the rest of the year , but we see this every christmas because of the panic caused by the supermarkets closing for one day lol .
Felix1
12th Mar 2020
1
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I have always had a stock, so that I never run out. However, what do you do if you are confined to home?
Tr1sh
10th Mar 2020
6
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I see no harm in having a small emergency stock but people who clear the shelves are just selfish.
hammerboy67
12th Mar 2020
4
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people are very selfish these days , they show there true colors as soon as a problem arises .
Malcmister
10th Mar 2020
4
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Only buy it when needed
ElliottFordham
10th Mar 2020
7
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The recommendation on tv is using soap and water and washing your hands thoroughly and being a widow and living with my dog I don't feel the need to buy hand sanitizer and surely if shoppers had listened to the advice maybe got themselves just one with their next shop then there would be enough to meet demand. Why go clear the shelves and then there are restrictions to what amount you can buy. If we all kept a level head then things would be fine.
swaneldo
10th Mar 2020
6
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Oh please! What on earth have people been doing thus far that the mania for soap has suddenly appeared? Do a normal shop and get on with your life, then everyone has a fair share instead of the selfish making life difficult for everyone. Never heard such tripe as I have lately on the bonkers behaviour of some. Get a grip!
PurpleHat
9th Mar 2020
9
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I have collected enough normal goods to keep us going for two weeks if necessary, I will just replace what we use. I am in my 80's
and my daughter has asthma, so we will just try to be careful and avoid other people's sniffs and sneezes. That is the best we can do
.Que Sera Sera. With so many people in the world today this pandemic was going to happen sometime ,its not the first time!
Lionel
10th Mar 2020
4
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You do well, Purplehat.

If I recall correctly you too live out in a remote spot. I believe that fact to be our best protection against this virus - that there are very few others close by to infect us.

We too have stocked up for about two weeks. Need to feed two Border Collies as well!

Take good care of you both, and post something here often so we know you're OK.

Lionel
PurpleHat
11th Mar 2020
3
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Thank you, Lionel, for your kind thoughts.

I haven't forgotten the dogs! We have two collies as well, Best Burglar deterrents ever! and great companions. We hope to get out across the fields again when they dry out a bit.
Meanwhile will keep my soap box handy and chip in now and again.

Purplehat (Do you know the poem "Warning" by Jenny Joseph - I love it!!!
Lionel
12th Mar 2020
3
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And I thank you for that poem. I hadn't heard of it before, but just read it. How lovely. I shall memorize it and treasure it.

My personal favourite is Sea Fever by John Masefield, the Sea Poet. Many years ago, after his solo trip around the world by yacht, I dared telephone Francis Chichester's number in London. The next day I met him in what he called his 'kennel,' a fourth floor room full of charts and all sorts of boyish things. His wife, Sheila brought us coffee.

That man had a lot of time for a sixteen year old. He taught me to find and value the romance of life. To embrace life, whatever it brings us, and have a love affair with, well, life. His attitudes have stood me in good stead ever since. Now almost seventy, I still am in love with whatever life holds.

Maybe I'm just being silly. I don't care much.

Ah ... Collies, yes, I've kept them for fifty years, some I worked when a shepherd in the north and some are house dogs. Today we have a fourteen year old bred here and a tenth month old bitch. As I see them playing together I'm left in wonder ... it's one of the most touching things in life. The old teaching the young. Would that it were so with we humans.

Yes, they are the very best companions. The rather skewed picture aside my name is my best dog ever, a blue merle boy. My friend, even in the darkest of days, he was my friend. We knew each other so well. Sadly he died last June. He is badly missed in this household, he was such a big character.

Keep posting PurpleHat, let us know all is well with you. Just talk about dogs, in fact anything, but keep posting.
PurpleHat
12th Mar 2020
2
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Yes I remember Sea Fever from Grammar school (Not posh,I passed the 11plus!) I did English Literature and also was born by the sea. All my teachers were ancient and had University degrees. our books were ancient too,but they expanded my world with music and art, though I just scraped through with Maths!. My father gave me a love of gardening, and my mother and I would sing together, more like a squeak now to my sorrow. I usually found a choir to sing with when we moved around mostly the classics, knew Handel's " Messiah" by heart!!!

Back to dogs, I mated my Jill to an Australian Merle last year. the result was 7 gorgeous pups 4 merle and 3 black and white. Our house was a mad house for twelve weeks as you can imagine. One was bought by a professional trainer and is doing very well All went to great homes, I would not do it again it was a one off and hard work for Jill as well as me!. They bought me a new carpet, chair and settee for which I am very grateful.
This is getting quite a conversation!
Lionel
12th Mar 2020
2
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Yes, I was a choirboy too, well educated but my heart was in farming (I come from a West Norfolk farming village). Finally got a farm job in my mid twenties, in spite of a rather posh accent, and stayed in the business 25 years, until arthritis caught up with me. Although I was mainly livestock I can do all arable cultivations. It was there gardening became a necessity.

Farming was, and still is, poorly paid, but it's a life second to none. So I grew our fruit and veg, Still do. My wife and I now have a former Council house in a North Suffolk hamlet set on one tenth an acre that I cultivate by hand. I think this year will be the last full cultivation. My wife takes care of the 'pretties' and I grow the food.

We bred from our previous generation of Collies. A bitch was bought for my boy and he availed himself of her willingness one Sunday morning at 7am outside our bedroom door. The bitch headed downstairs to the water bowl with my lad in a tie! Coming downstairs backwards while so discommoded wasn't his forte. However, they produced three puppies, an absolutely superb Blue Merle dog for which we got a very handsome price, a runt and a black one who just wouldn't leave this house. He's beside me at this moment.

I've never seen an animal shed tears before, but the bitch knew her life long companion wasn't coming home. She wept for some time and died after a massive heart attack ten days later.

When the fourteen year old goes to his rest we'll have another lad to go with the young bitch, but they will be our last. My wife has MS so longer dog walks across fields is becoming too much for her. But there's a good side. We're very informally linked to a former C of E convent a few miles away. It's now a sprawling home for about twenty homeless men and women. They've shared in our young puppy, take her off in the convent's extensive grounds, play with her. Some of the men are tough lads, been in drink and drugs, in an out of jail but that little scrap has melted the hearts of even the hardest of them.

Sometimes the very best of moments are where we least expect to find them.

Yes, this is indeed quite a conversation.
Lionel
17th Mar 2020
0
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Are you alright, PurpleHat?
PurpleHat
23rd Mar 2020
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Still fine so far. A twinge of hay fever, as usual. A bit scared like everyone else, but settled down to be philosophical and enjoy each day as it comes. The sunshine helps a great deal. Planting my veg seeds as usual, running out of space in the greenhouse, a lean-to up against a small stone barn at the back of the house. We may be glad of some home grown in due course. No dig system and a couple of raised beds are my limitations these days. After a really wet winter I would not be surprised to see a very dry summer.
History, married the love of my life when I was 19, Lost him to cancer in 2000. 1951-1955 emigrated to Rhodesia loved the country but could not stand Apartheid. He built all the V's from Viscount to VC10 and finished on Concorde. Proud of all those Big Birds!. Now adopted Welsh ( by my Son in law) Love the Welsh Mountains, get told off if I call them Hills!.
BenjiBoy
9th Mar 2020
4
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Friend is currently undergoing chemotherapy and needs to use hand sanitiser and anti-bacterial sprays etc. because of her compromised immune system. cannot get either forgave nor money in town as all those who do not need to buy the products have been stock piling for no good reason.
LesleyGrif
9th Mar 2020
6
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By panic buying you are depriving the sick and disabled essential everyday items.
EllisAardvaark
9th Mar 2020
4
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Of course what the doomsday preppers fail to realise, is that while their hands might be spotless, the great unwashed will literally be just that as they can't find any soap to buy!
viking
9th Mar 2020
2
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Just 1 hour ago, 2 large pallet loads of toilet paper being unloaded on to the empty shelves.
Is there a connection between hand sanitizer and toilet rolls, perhaps those in the know can tell us if the next virus will be diarrhoea.
Lynden13
9th Mar 2020
0
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Well looking at % who have said no I wonder where all the hand sanitiser has gone. Shops around here say that as fast as it comes in it flies out. All I want is a couple of bottles to take on our cruise next month
Lionel
9th Mar 2020
2
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It's probably not our generation bulk buying everything. Surely we know well not to panic but allow rational thought to prevail.
CarolynB5
9th Mar 2020
1
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Believe one can mix alcohol with glycerin ,perhaps one can buy a alcohol liquid at pharmacy’s
Lionel
9th Mar 2020
3
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You'll probably find cheap supermarket vodka is cheaper than a pharmacy.
CarolynB5
9th Mar 2020
1
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Quite probably lol
PurpleHat
9th Mar 2020
1
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I was told that it had to be 60% alcohol to kill viruses, no good reaching for the Vodka then?
PatriciaK27
9th Mar 2020
1
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I went to do my normal weekly shop. I was shocked by the amount of people bulk buying. Looked like common sense had vanished.
Lionel
9th Mar 2020
2
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Patricia, common sense disappeared long ago. It is sadly missed.
Barbara10
9th Mar 2020
4
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If people just used common sense instead of following the crowd they would see there's no need for panic buying, good old soap and water is all we use in our home.
AmandaT566
9th Mar 2020
2
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Absolutely not, I’d feel far too guilty for starters as people with compromised immune systems are now finding it very difficult to buy these products and they need them every day in their constant battle to stay as healthy as possible
TracyBenham
9th Mar 2020
3
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Voted yes because I feel forced into doing this. My normal answer would have been no but I get through 2 large bottles of anti bacterial hand wash every week because my son has OCD, I have one spare bottle and now I can’t get any. This will cause a mental health issue for us if he can’t get the soap he needs to wash his hands. Yet someone else who doesn’t need it has a years supply! Guess I’m going to have to trawl around looking for bottles or see if someone I know has a stockpile
Lynden13
9th Mar 2020
1
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I don't know where you are from but I found a good selection of hand wash in my local B&M this am. ( KIdderminster)
TracyBenham
10th Mar 2020
0
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Hi, I managed to get some, sadly I added to the problem by getting 4 bottles but I can’t risk not having any I don’t know how he would cope without it and tbh I would prefer not to find out!
Ratz
9th Mar 2020
6
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Scaremongering by the press & news companies caused this. Most older people already had extra soap & sanitiser in their cupboards long before this idiocy .
Goodallmckay
9th Mar 2020
9
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Surely we have all been hand washing for all our lives, just keep up with that, hand sanitizer has it's place but not as a primary source of hand hygiene. Just employ common sense instead of panicking ‍♀️
ChristineD77
9th Mar 2020
7
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I am in my seventies, with medical issues. My 95 year old mother lives down the road. I support her every day with shopping, and general activities of daily living.
Yes I have bought a few extra supplies in case either of us has to be isolated.
Yes I am being careful who I come into contact with.
I consider this being sensible, not panicking, careful not selfish. Thank you .
Lionel
8th Mar 2020
6
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Quite unusually, we've been out to a supermarket this morning. A modestly sized Morrisons in a Suffolk market town.

Quite in the face of the current trend of scare mongering the shop was busy, shelves were fully stocked with no glaring omissions. Hand santizer, packet pain killers etc., were in plentiful supply. In fact, business as usual.

I guess that's full credit to Morrisons, or is it that we rural folk in the East are less easily spooked?
Tr1sh
8th Mar 2020
3
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Hi Lionel. Do you know what the figures are in Suffolk and Norfolk? I haven't seen any reported cases although I am guessing there are.
Lionel
8th Mar 2020
4
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As of this morning, we haven't got any recorded cases.

People in my little hamlet expect the first cases to have come through Norwich airport or from the 'weekend cottage' brigade visiting via the M11/A11.

Wherever you are Tr1sh, just take good care.
Tr1sh
8th Mar 2020
3
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You too Lionel. 🙂
EllisAardvaark
9th Mar 2020
1
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There are currently no cases of the virus in Norfolk or Suffolk. East Anglia has somehow acquired Essex and Hertfordshire who both have cases.
Lionel
10th Mar 2020
1
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There's been one case reported in Suffolk yesterday. Media isn't saying precisely where.

Local gossips know nothing so it isn't me!
BrendaB5
8th Mar 2020
6
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Panic buying and stock piling really annoys me, as does the media that causes it. It also causes the !!!! shortages for the "normal" people that don't panic or follow the sheep. The majority of people that read and comment here won't unnecessarily stockpile, so sadly it won't help or stop it 🙂
olivep
8th Mar 2020
6
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No scare mongering or stockpiling for me - common sense and hand washing, with sanitiser (as I always have) if not near soap/water.
hgee
8th Mar 2020
6
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To me it equates to the black market during the war. Stockpiling creates shortages and panic. People are even stealing!
Haveiwon
7th Mar 2020
8
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I have a bottle of sanitiser by the kitchen sink and a pocket one to go in my handbag.To the people who have been stockpiling sanitisers then selling them on ebay for £100 are disgusting and selfish. Shame on you.
CaroleAH
7th Mar 2020
5
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I popped into my local supermarket to buy some hand sanitiser for church (Victorian building with no running water let alone loos and hand-washing facilities) and was asked by a very surly assistant what was wrong with using soap and water! Needless to say, they didn't have any and no doubt the woman was fed-up with being asked. So, the search continues 🙂
hm3cap
7th Mar 2020
3
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Scary times who would have thought this virus would go international
Wilf
7th Mar 2020
5
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I think it was inevitable with air travel as it is now
jeffsoo
6th Mar 2020
3
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The supermarkets and shops are laughing all the way to the bank
Dianejade
6th Mar 2020
6
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Selfish none left for other people
MrsPat
6th Mar 2020
3
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We are just going to be sensible. In any winter I am sure flu is spread by exactly the same means. Hopefully, we will have a vaccine soon for us all.
Bald123
6th Mar 2020
4
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Just washing my hands while singing Happy Birthday just like Boris has advised. I do worry that is a dad's army approach to this though. Don't panic Mr Mainwaring. Stupid boy.
Munsterlander
6th Mar 2020
6
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I have some around the house but cannot find it. typical I have been looking at it the last few months and now its gone? Either one of the kids have nicked it or I am going mad. Both are possible.
Wilf
6th Mar 2020
6
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What a load of rubbish just wash your hands !!!!
Lionel
6th Mar 2020
5
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Raindrop
6th Mar 2020
5
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No I do not believe in stock piling it only leads to shortages. If everyone shopped from week to week there should be no problems buying anything. Just remember to wash your hands after every visit to the shops oh and especially the toilet.
Judianne
6th Mar 2020
7
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Yodama
8th Mar 2020
2
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Would you mind sharing your recipe Judianne.
Maybe a good idea to have it to hand.
Mabel06
6th Mar 2020
5
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Not me! But our local supermarket has been cleaned out (forgive the pun) of hand sanitiser and toilet paper!!
Wilf
9th Mar 2020
1
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And ours I was in there yesterday and not a thing on the shelves!
Rodders20
6th Mar 2020
5
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I won't be stockpiling or panic buying - very selfish.

It's also worth noting that apparently good old soap and water is far more effective, than off-the-shelf hand sanitisers.
Wilf
6th Mar 2020
5
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I totally agree good old tar soap will kill those pesky viruses !!!!
jeanmark
8th Mar 2020
2
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I agree that hand washing is sufficient but only if these are available. When out and about a good alcohol based hand sanitiser is more convenient and effective.
Rodders20
9th Mar 2020
2
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A fair point jeanmark and I'm glad to hear that supermarkets are starting to impose a limit of 2 per person.
EllisAardvaark
9th Mar 2020
0
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I bet they wouldn't be so keen on stockpiling coal tar soap! 🙂
Wilf
9th Mar 2020
0
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I think you are right EllisAardvaark-the cupboards would smell a bit strange!
Lionel
10th Mar 2020
1
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Hello Jeanmark, with your many years experience in tropical and infectious diseases would you care to say a few words above COV19, please. I'm quite sure your words would carry so much more weight that the press speculation we're being fed at the moment.
jeanmark
11th Mar 2020
1
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I'm sorry Lionel, I've been retired for a number of years now and I just rely on the NHS site for information. I do know it is a new virus that affects the respiratory tract and its means of transmission are still being examined. However, most respiratory viruses are spread through droplets. The usual precautions for such infections should help and hand washing, as usual, is important. Those at most risk are the elderly and other vulnerable people who have underlying conditions - it is the 'underlying conditions' that is the key to outcome at present.
Lionel
12th Mar 2020
2
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Thanks Jeanmark. We hear so many voices offering what is too often unqualified or repeated opinions I felt it might be good for us to hear it from a true professional, a specialist, so to speak.
viking
6th Mar 2020
5
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OK own up who hasn't been washing their hands after certain toileteries?? Perhaps this will re-inforce the need , which should have been carried out long before this virus problem arose.
Yodama
6th Mar 2020
7
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I will be making my own hand sanitiser with a few simple ingredients.



Small pump or squeeze bottle

Ingredients

You can use Vodka if you wish but not necessary.
2 oz 100% aloe vera gel
4 drops lavender oil
3 drops high quality tea tree oil

Instructions

Pour aloe vera gel into a small pump or squeeze bottle, leaving a little bit of room at the top.
Add drops of tea tree oil and lavender oil.
Secure lid and shake to combine.
Wilf
6th Mar 2020
4
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Good idea Yodama-I was talking to a taxi driver the other day who was talking to a customer who was making hand sanitizer out of coconut oil and vodka! Incredible
Yodama
6th Mar 2020
3
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There are so many ways of doing it, the commercial sanitisers have so many additives.
Sanitisers are essential when you are out, especially after you have pushed a shopping trolley (or opened doors etc ) and where there are no hand washing facilities.

Viruses don't like copper, stops them dead in their tracks. I have just purchased Colloidal copper spray.

This virus may be a flash-in-the pan, or very serious, so better to be armed.
Wilf
6th Mar 2020
2
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I have never heard they don't like copper-how strange is that. I wonder why not?
Yodama
7th Mar 2020
3
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Copper has been used for centuries as an effective deterrent Wilf. Here is a link from Science Daily/Southampton University.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/11/151110102147.htm

You may find it very interesting.
Wilf
7th Mar 2020
2
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Many thanks Yodama and very interesting. AS it is said "we live in interesting times!"
Judianne
5th Mar 2020
5
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No, but at the age of 81 I need to take care, my O/H has heart problems, So what am I doing? a lot of hand washing, social distancing as far as possible, avoiding crowds and making my own hand sanitiser.
Lionel
5th Mar 2020
5
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Good on 'yer! Thank goodness some plain old fashioned common sense prevails somewhere in this time of fear.
Munsterlander
6th Mar 2020
3
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I agree thats the best course of action. We are staying off busses and trains and are ordering our supermarket shopping online for the next few weeks at least.
Lionel
5th Mar 2020
4
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