Here’s How Far Spit Travels When We Talk

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta points out that when we speak, spit droplets go flying from our mouths.

Uncovered, some of that nearly invisible cloud can travel 6 or 7 feet, potentially sending infections right at the person on the other end of the conversation. But with a mask, it’s virtually stopped. Gupta adds that this is why covering your face and maintaining proper physical distancing during this pandemic is so important.

How closely are you following these recommendations? Will you start being more vigilant now?

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