Coronavirus: 8 Alternatives to the Traditional Handshake

The global pandemic has changed the world and we’ve all had to embrace a new normal that has redefined inter-personal communication and relationships.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised that we stop making unnecessary physical contact with others to reduce further spread of the virus.

Next time you intend to shake a friend’s hand or greet someone with a friendly hug, don’t! Instead, try using any of these eight greetings that don’t require any touching.

1. Just say hello

2. Touch feet

3. Wave at the person

4. Give a nod

5. Make a peace sign

6. Mime a fist bump

7. Do a salute

8. Do some air kisses Stay safe, stay protected

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