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If your opponent is sick, can you refuse to play (without forfeiting)?

Say you're playing a tournament and your opponent appears to be sick (sneezing, runny nose, etc.) Can you refuse to play them (to protect your own health) without forfeiting?
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Notable Chess games where Results where a Double Forfeit (0/0)

Given the recent controversy with Dubov v Nepomniachtchi link where the arbiter decided the result to be forfeited. Game Below [FEN ""] [Event "FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship 2023&...
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