San Antonio Express-News: Using vodka for DIY hand sanitizer doesn’t work

Hand sanitizer is flying off store shelves due to coronavirus and people are resorting to making their own. Some recipes online call for vodka. Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, discusses why people should not use vodka when making their own sanitizer.

“As far as I know, Everclear — because of its high concentration of alcohol — would be the only agent that’s going to be an effective hand sanitizer,” he said. “If you want to spend that kind of money, I think it’ll probably work.”

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