The Real Reason You’ve Gotta Cover Your Coughs

We can all agree that if you’ve got to sneeze or cough in public, you should cover up with your hands, arms, or maybe even a magazine. Trust, if you let that achoo fly freestyle into the air, you’ll get some dirty looks from passersby. And, rightly so. Who wants all that nastiness floating around? But, it's way worse than we knew. A new study shows that the germs we spew from coughing and sneezing actually have the potential to travel pretty far. Ahead, Shape breaks down how far your ick can really spread. (Shape)

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