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A 43-year-old female asked:

I was washing black berries with water& vinegar and then i ate one.i put my hand again & noticed that my black berry had three huge long phlegm.i threw it away .im wondering what if this person who sneezed in my black berry had covid,can i get it?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Mucus from a cough or sneeze by a person infected with covid would contain the virus. You more than likely will be ok. If you don't develop symptoms within 5 days I think you can relax.
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