What is it she does now? Look how she rubs her hands.
It is an accustom’d action with her, to seem thus
washing her hands. I have known her continue in this a quarter of
Yet here’s a spot.
Hark, she speaks. I will set down what comes from her, to
satisfy my remembrance the more strongly.
Out, damn’d spot! out, I say!
-Macbeth, Act V, Scene i
Germophobes rejoice! Or revolt! I’m not sure which, but the FDA is now going to require that manufacturers of anti-bacterial soaps prove that their products are safe over time and that they work better than plain soap and water. Your hand sanitizer is still safe, for now. A bit more from Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post.