A Sneeze By Lydia Bourouiba, Ph.D.

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A Sneeze  By  Lydia Bourouiba, Ph.D.

A human sneeze can eject droplets of fluid and potentially infectious organisms. The image sequence captures, in increments of 20 msec, the emission of a sneeze cloud produced by a healthy person. The sneeze was produced naturally, without the introduction of additives, colorants, or contaminants for visualization.

Further reading: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1501197

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