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# How many feet does a sneeze spread?

Updated: 9/15/2023

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15y ago

quite a lot a sneeze which is disease can spread very quickly very far so that's why we put our hands or tissue over our mouth when we sneeze so it doesn't spread and people don't get infected by any kind of disease

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### How many feet does a sneeze go?

A sneeze can travel 15 feet. Be sure to turn your back if someone has sent one in your direction.

### If you cough does it go 25 feet around?

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### If the sneeze travels at 100 miles an hour then how many feet does the sneeze travel?

Not many feet, but a few. They dont just fall, the germs in your sneeze always end up on something. Even when there's nothing around it's bound to float or....land on your hands then on to someone else

### How can you spread bacteria?

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### Do sneeze guards on buffets actually provide prodection against the spread of germs?

As long as a person stays in front of the sneeze guard it does prevent the spread of disease. A sneeze guard stops any kind of fluid from touching the food when you sneeze,cough or even talk.

### How long does your sneeze travel?

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### How far does a sneeze go?

Cover Your Mouth!The spray radius of a sneeze is 15 feet. A sneeze is a reflex response using the muscles of the face, throat and,chest,releasing up to 40,000 droplets...The droplets of a sneeze can travel as fast as 150 feet a second, so If a sneeze takes a little less than a tenth of a second then the answer would be around 15ft, I'd guesstimate the maximum straight line projection at 12 ft.

### When you sneeze how far do the little particles go?

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### What should you do if you have influenza?

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### What do you do if you cough or sneeze into your hands?

If you accidentally sneeze or cough into your hands, then you should wash your hands immediately to prevent the spread of germs.