Does anyone still wash their hands before meals?? I don't mean you folk reading this, I mean anyone, anywhere??
I never hear anyone say to children "wash your hands before your meal". No friends of mine say "I'll just go and wash my hands before we eat". Most fast food outlets have nowhere to wash your hands before you tuck into your finger-food. Some rather feebly provide a damp hand wipe in a sachet with your food but most don't bother.
It used to be universal. What's happened?
Plus there was this horrible report on the BBC only yesterday: