how fast does a sneeze travel

  • Science of Sick, Part 2: How Fast Is A Sneeze?

    Your sneeze can produce 40,000 infectious aerosol droplets, which travel at speeds of anywhere between 47 mph and 649 mph. Oddly, science hasn’t apparently devoted a lot of timing finding out the actual speed of your airborne mucus, but it varies by your age and the size of the sneeze in question.