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Wash

Gains equal losses.
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Wash

A situation in which the profit on one activity or investment equals the loss on another. When an investment is a wash, it is said to break even.
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It can spread when an infected person doesn't wash hands properly, then touches food or items that are put in the mouth.
New York, July 10 ( ANI ): Would you wash hands where you pee?
Mohammed Amin Al-Awadhi, delivered a keynote speech in which he said that the world celebrates the Global Hand Washing Day on the May 5th each and every year, whereas health ministries, institutions and hospitals intensify their efforts and stimulate millions of people around the globe in order to wash hands, urging all health workers and patients to wash hands properly and to use water, soap, detergent liquids in order to prevent contagious diseases.
7 -- At a sprawling field in Jalalpur - on the outskirts of Gwalior district in Madhya Pradesh state- over 10,000 people raised their hands flashing their first three fingers and vouched their commitment to: always use a toilet; always wash hands before handling food and after going to toilet; take forward the message of sanitation and hygiene to at least three more people.
Members of the media club at the school in Sandpits Lane, Keresley, Coventry, recorded a video showing how to wash hands properly highlighting which areas sometimes get missed.
The nurses' advice is to always wash hands before and after preparing food, after handling raw meat, before eating food, after using the toilet and after contact with minor cuts and wounds.