Did You Know?
Coughing can push air and germs out of your lungs at speeds of close to 80 kilometres per hour⁹
When you cough into the air you can spread germs as far as up to 1,8 meters⁸
We know that viruses, not weather, cause colds and the flu. However, exposure to cold weather can increase your risk of contracting a virus. The colder weather could reduce your immune response and make it more difficult to fight off germs.10
Coughing is a reflex that protects your airways and lungs against germs and mucous⁹