- Jun 1, 2000
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The same can be said about hot air hand dryers. I learned this a long time ago. All they do is recirculate viruses and bacteria that love to breed on the heater core. Single serve paper towels are the best way to fully sanitize your hands.If you're trying to avoid airborne viruses, heading to a near vacuum might not be the worst idea.
A new study indicates that using air hand dryers to dry your hands in public restrooms may spread contamination more than paper towels.
It's a recent study, but old news