HOW ARE VIRUSES SPREAD?
Person to Person – mainly spread in droplets from an infectious person's cough or sneeze. Including:
HOW DO VIRUSES INFECT YOU?
Viruses must have a living host cell (bacteria, people, plants) to thrive and multiply.
Viruses can enter our bodies through the eyes, nose, mouth, and breaks in the skin.
WHAT SIZE ARE VIRUSES?
Covering sneezes and coughs can help stop of the spread of viruses.
Did you know a sneeze can travel up to 100mph and create upwards of 100,000 droplets? A cough can travel as fast as 50mph and expel almost 3,000 droplets in just one go.
- American Lung Association