How Do Sneezes Work:
According to Lydia Bourouiba, PhD a professor in the Fluid Dynamics Dept at MIT there is more to a sneeze than we used to believe!
Here is a brief video from Science Friday of Lydia Bourouiba, explaining the behavior of droplets and their role in spreading infection: Breakthrough: Connecting the Drops
Also here is a link to Lydia Bourouiba’s article “A Sneeze” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Remember to follow the Four Principles of Hand Awareness (particularly 2 and 3) and help stop the spread of disease.
- Wash your hands when they are dirty and BEFORE eating
- DO NOT cough into your hands
- DO NOT sneeze into your hands
- Above all, DO NOT put your fingers into your eyes, nose, or mouth