"I feel much better after I thoroughly wash my hands, which I do as much as possible".
"I inoculate myself", added the Harvard and Princeton graduate.
Hegseth's co-host Jedediah Bila, who was sitting next to him, jokingly replied, "Someone help me".
A "Fox & Friends" host is facing criticism for saying that germs aren't real, even though he was reportedly joking.
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His theory that "I can't see them, therefore they're not real" may not go down too well with some of his more religious followers.
'I don't think I've washed my hands for ten years.
Another reader, Jean Di Francis, noted how selfish Mr Hegseth's lack of sanitation is: "As a person taking prescribed immune suppressing drugs, I deplore Mr Hegseth's lack of hand washing because I'm very susceptible to the germs he carries and leaves wherever he touches". OK, pal, whatever you say - I'm still not shaking your hand.
'These hands look pretty clean to me, ' he remarked.
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Without hand-washing, germs can be introduced to the body through the eyes, nose, or mouth, or they can be transferred to food and other items around the home or workplace.
When soap and water aren't available, alcohol-based hand-sanitizing gels can offer protection, according to the Mayo Clinic. Both adults and children should be regularly and routinely vaccinated, according to health professionals.
In repsonse to someone who shared his sentiment on Twitter, Hesgeth used the hashtag #DontWash, before following up with a second tweet sharing a USA Today article about the on-air admission and writing: "To paraphrase the President from an hour ago: The Media is so self-righteous and ANGRY!"
'Ewwwwww! Not something to brag about, ' wrote one.
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