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Coughs and sneezes don’t “get rid of viruses”

24 November 2020

The belief that coughing or sneezing is a way of ejecting viruses is conjecture, and “it seems more likely that respiratory viruses… have evolved to make us cough and sneeze to transmit the virus in an effective way,” says Professor Greg Towers (UCL Infection & Immunity).

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