Coronavirus is Affecting How People Say Goodbye


The corona virus is continuing to spread and has now claimed the lives of over 3,000 people.The fear of catching the disease is so evident for people that globally people are altering how they say goodbye to others at home, work, and even worship.

Nobody wants to catch this disease.


The country has recommended that people stop shaking instead. Instead when greeting someone put your own hands together.


In France, it is common to kiss people when greeting them. Now officials are recommending that the hello and goodbye kisses should be temporarily stopped.


The Brazilian health ministry believes citizens in Brazil not use their metal straws and kiss others.


Germany doesn't want you to shake hands either!


The Easter holiday is quickly approaching and a tradition in Spain is to kiss the Virgin Mary as a sign of respect. Officials are recommending we skip this tradition this year.

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