In the Kitchen: Prevent the Spread of Viruses and Germs

300 min

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Rats can live in the kitchen and spread germs and viruses in the room, resulting in people being at risk of getting sick. It’s essential to keep the kitchen clean at all times. 

Many people can get sick when they eat raw meats and fish since they are ideal carriers of various disease-causing bacteria. Without cooking them properly, people can contract illnesses when they eat them. Even healthy fruits and vegetables can become a home for bacteria when they aren’t washed before consumption.

Besides food, germs and viruses can also be passed on through hand-to-hand or hand-to-food contact when people don’t wash their hands properly. A sick person cooking in the kitchen can get others sick when they don’t wash their hands. People must wash their hands before and after they handle anything in the kitchen, and they should not neglect using soap.

Kitchen items must also be cleaned thoroughly to ensure that there aren’t germs on them. The cutting boards, sponges, dishrags, towels, garbage disposals, sink drains, and refrigerator can become homes for bacteria due to how frequent people use them.


The kitchen must be kept clean at all times and then disinfected to ensure that there aren’t germs and viruses left behind by various food residue or pests. Even when the kitchen looks tidy, germs and bacteria can still build up and get people sick. Homeowners must use specific agents on surfaces to kill bacteria and viruses. Disinfecting the kitchen is also essential since it keeps people from getting infected with the novel coronavirus.

No one can be too careful nowadays since there’s always a chance that people can get infected. To know more about preventing viruses and germs from spreading in the kitchen, see this infographic by Kitchen Cabinet Refacing.



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