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Cover Your Mouth When You Cough?

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When one coughs, air and tiny droplets of saliva are forced out of the lungs and through the mouth. The droplets of saliva may contain virus germs. You should cover your mouth when you cough to help to stop the droplets of saliva from traveling as far.
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Most people are simply not aware of how many germs are spread by a cough. One cough can spray germs over a six-foot area! Many illnesses, such as the cold, are spread by breathing
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1. Raise a tissue to your mouth when you feel you are about to cough. Your upper shirtsleeve or elbow will suffice if you do not have a tissue. 2. Cover your nose and mouth completely
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I'd personally keep it light hearted and make it into a joke "Can you please cover your mouth when you cough, I don't want any extra toppings, thanks, haha ;)"
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Coughing and sneezing spray germs into the air, where other people can breathe them in. It's very common for colds and other infections to be spread from one person to another by
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