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Marshall W. Jennison

Prof. Marshall W. Jennison of Massachusetts institute of technology, took this high-speed photograph of the spasm which sprays droplets from mouth and nose at "muscle" velocities of up to 150 feet per second. Most of the moisture drops quickly evaporate, leaving thousands of germ-laden particles in the air. Prof. Jennison is studying the relation of the sneeze to spread of respiratory diseases. Photo shows backlighting highlights the thousands of tiny droplets, April 20, 1940. (AP Photo)

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April 20, 1940 04:00:00 AM
September 05, 2012 06:53:07 PM
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1960
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United States
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