Our children are being taught to cover their nose and mouth when they cough or sneeze. Good.
In my youth, we used our hands. Today’s kiddies are being taught the dreaded Vampire Sneeze maneuver. They cross an arm over their nose and mouth and sneeze – or cough – into their elbow. This, somehow, is supposed to be a superior method for reducing the spread of airborne bugs – colds, the flu, and any number of bad guys.
I think something is wrong – very wrong – with that technique.
Let’s examine the mechanics of the new Vampire Method (VM) vs. the old In-The-Hand Method (ITHM).

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