Can the virus spread through an argument?

Me and my supervisor got into a heated argument with a customer. The customer bitched at us, and we all know when people yell or scream, specks of spit tend to fly out of their mouths. Me and my supervisor were wearing masks, I also had a face shield on, but the customer did not; her mask was under her chin. The counter was the only thing that separated us from the customer. We did not get in physical contact with her. Once it was over, my supervisor is worried the customer may have the virus, but i assured her she may be safe, because she had her mask on, and specks of spit wont fly that far compared to how far spit goes when someone sneezes or coughs. Any opinions? Is she safe?

3 Answers

  • 4 months ago

    Easiest way to spread the virus is close contact arguing.

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    i think thats possible but i doubt it

  • 4 months ago

    Two issues: 1. was the person even infected?  2. you had masks/face shields on. Yes, if the person was infected they could have been spraying virus; no magic particularly in a cough as the sole vehicle, spit can fly too. But you mitigated that to some degree with your PPEs. If they werent infected, then no risk at all.

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