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Hong Kong Covid-19 fourth wave: vast majority of disinfectant products ‘less effective, far pricier’ than traditional virus-killing methods

Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog has found that 80 per cent of disinfectant products proving popular during the Covid-19 pandemic are less effective in killing bacteria and viruses than the far-cheaper, traditional method of using diluted bleach.The Consumer Council found only three of the 15 multi-purpose disinfectants analysed performed as well in consistently eliminating pathogens as simply using alcohol or bleach-based solutions.That was the case even though the branded products were up to 20…

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