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Woman intentionally coughed on 1-year- old after argument with mom over social distancing, police say. (How do you protect your child in the rise of the virus and social distancing your child?)

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Woman intentionally coughed on 1-year- old after argument with mom over social distancing, police say. (How do you protect your child in the rise of the virus and social distancing your child?)

We were horrified to read the article below about a woman in San Jose California who intentionally coughed on 1-year-old after argument with mom over social distancing.

There is no excuse for this type of behavior, especially in the middle of a Pandemic.

How do you protect your child in the rise of the virus or social distance you child?

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A California woman intentionally coughed on a 1-year-old baby after an argument over social distancing. The incident, which occurred Friday at a Yogurtland in San Jose, California, took place after the woman was standing in line in front of the baby, her mother and her grandmother. 

According to a statement from San Jose police, the woman was aggravated that the mother, Mireya Mora, was standing too close to her and not practicing social distancing. The woman removed her face mask, confronted the child in their stroller and coughed in the child's face repeatedly. She then left the yogurt shop.
Investigators believe the customer is a white woman in her 60s, police said, though her identity has not been confirmed. She has been charged with assault. Mora told KGO-TV in San Francisco that she believes the attack may have been racially motivated.


"Me and my grandma are Hispanic, and she started telling me about my distance and harassing me and my son once I started speaking Spanish to my grandma,” she said to the station. Her son had a slight fever after the woman coughed on him, she added, but has since recovered.


“If he were to get sick … I can’t even imagine,” she said to KGO-TV.
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Source: USA TODAY by Joshua Bote published 10:27 a.m. ET Jun. 23, 2020 



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