How Far Can Sneeze Droplets Travel in the Air?

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It's common knowledge that sneezes and coughs spread germs, but just how far can some of those tiny droplets travel in the air?

Using a giant sheet of a white paper, a tape measure and a special, non-toxic, glow-in-the-dark spray, Inside Edition set up a demonstration.

On one side, with the help of spray bottle, producer Katie Taylor imitates a sneeze towards a subject, producer Charlie McLravy, who is suited up in protective gear and standing four feet away. The tiny neon droplets fly out and splatter him — under a black light, the suit and his protective face gear are filled with glowing droplets.

Another demo from eight feet away produces similar results, although with less splatter.