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UNIC Research Suggests Repeated Coughing Seriously Degrades Face Mask Efficiency

University of Nicosia researchers Dbouk and Drikakis return with more important input in reviewing social distancing guidelines; small droplets of saliva can emerge from a face mask, with some droplets then traveling as far as 1 metre.

June 17th, 2020|

UNIC Research Suggests Saliva Droplets Can Travel More Than Two Metres In Light Winds

According to a University of Nicosia paper published in Physics of Fluids, a mild cough occurring in low wind speeds of 4-15 km/h can propel saliva droplets for up to 6 metres. Important input in reviewing social distancing guidelines in windy conditions.

May 20th, 2020|
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