Five of the best… anti-viral products

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UPDATED:

22:20 GMT, 28 July 2012

Anti-viral products are a useful method of protecting yourself from colds and flu and they now come in a variety of forms from wipes to sprays.

Used regularly, they are a great way of stopping the spread of viruses in and around the home, school and workplace – and the most effective will kill the bacteria that cause viruses from swine flu and SARS down to the common cold.

BOOTS ADVANCED FIRST AID ANTI-VIRAL HAND FOAM 200ml 5.19

No water is needed to sanitise your hands with this non-sticky, alcohol-free foam (pictured below left). It has been proven to kill 99.9 per cent of viruses and harmful bacteria and it can continue to do so for up to six hours after application.

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Anti-foam hand foam

Multi-surface sanitiser

STERIZENE MULTI-SURFACE SANITISER 750ml 3.99

Anti-viral household cleaner (pictured above right) comes in a spray dispenser and is suitable for use in the kitchen and bathroom.

Effective against bacteria including MRSA, E.coli, and swine flu, leaving an active barrier against germs.

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Kleenex tissues

KLEENEX ANTI-VIRAL TISSUES 3.05

These
anti-viral tissues (pictured above) have a moisture-activated middle layer that traps
and kills cold and flu viruses when moisture from a runny nose, cough or
sneeze comes into contact with them.

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SWINE FLU WIPES 3.99

Disinfectant wipes, which come in a
handy travel pack, kill the swine flu virus as well as other flu and
cold bacteria. The wipes (pictured below left) are also available in a family pack.

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Swine flu wipes

Antibacterial hand gel

MR MESSY ANTIBACTERIAL HAND GEL

50ml 1.95 This children’s anti-viral hand gel (pictured above right), for use without water, is perfect for toddlers who put their hands in their mouth as it’s free from alcohol and parabens. Also has a pleasant berry and mint scent.

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