3. How Far Does a Sneeze Travel?

A sneeze that carries the largest drops of saliva and mucus settles three-to-six feet from the sneezer. The smaller droplets, trapped in a puff of breath, remain suspended and as air circulates throughout the space, the minute bacterial discharge often travels as far away as 26 feet at up to 100 miles per hour.


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