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Using Hand Sanitizer Children Can Be Blinded


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Paris. Vaccination campaigns have been launched in many countries around the world to prevent corona epidemic, and it is hoped that vaccination campaigns will be launched in other countries very soon. In the midst of all this, people around the world are using alcohol-based hand sanitizers to prevent corona. But a news has come out, which is very shocking and shocking.

In fact, a recent study in France found that the use of sanitizers can blind children. According to the research, the incidence of child injuries has increased 7 times in 2020 as compared to 2019. The research found that in 2020, more cases of poor eyesight of children have come to light. Therefore, researchers have warned that if a sanitizer accidentally gets into a child’s eye, it can blind them.

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Explain that the use of sanitizers is being advised all over the world to prevent corona, due to which the use of sanitizers containing 70 per cent alcohol has increased very fast. Experts believe that the sanitizer has proved to be very helpful in preventing the corona virus. Here, according to the database of the French Pollution Control Center, between 1 April 2020 and 24 August 2020, 232 incidents related to sanitizer were reported, while in 2019 this number was 33.

Keep sanitizers out of the reach of children

It is known that the use of sanitizer has increased all over the world. But now that the threat has surfaced, concerns have grown. “Alcohol-based hand sanitizers have been used extensively, especially in children, since March 2020,” the researchers said.

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Indian researchers have also said that sanitizers should be kept away from children, as two such cases have come to light in which children had to be hospitalized due to the sanitizer going into their eyes. Doctors said that the sanitizer in the eyes of young children increases the risk of becoming seriously ill or blind. Therefore, sanitizer should be kept away from children and children should be helped to use it.