Improper use of surgical gloves as a preventive measure against coronavirus could possibly backfire — increasing the risk of infection, according to a Turkish doctor.
“I see people at the airport who wear gloves and touch all dirty surfaces and then their mask. They will infect themselves,” said Dr. Yesim Tasova, an infectious disease expert.
She said most people who wear gloves do not wash hands frequently.
“There is no need to wear gloves. Carry a little cologne with you, maintain your hand hygiene frequently right after touching something, this is the most important thing. Leave the use