Stopping the spread of COVID-19: Difference between cleaning and disinfecting

Stopping the spread of COVID-19: Difference between cleaning and disinfecting

Cleaning and disinfecting are two different things. Cleaning means using soap and water to remove dirt and most germs. Disinfecting means using cleaning solutions that have ingredients that kill bacteria and other germs. Many surfaces look clean but may be contaminated with germs. The Centers for Disease Control recommends the following when cleaning or disinfecting: […]