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Wuhan Shake: Video With The New Way Of Greeting In China For Coronavirus

Wuhan Shake: Video With The New Way Of Greeting In China For Coronavirus
Wuhan Shake: Video With The New Way Of Greeting In China For Coronavirus
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The high number of people infected in China with Covid-19, better known as coronavirus, has generated creative ways in that country to avoid direct contact between individuals when greeting each other.

A video of about 15 seconds that has gone viral on social networks shows the so-called Wuhan Shake, a greeting between men who wear protective masks and avoid shaking hands but do crash their feet when they are on the street.

The video that has been shared on social media has thousands of comments from users who have cataloged the greeting as a creative way to prevent the spread of the virus that has infected more than 89,000 people and killed about 3,000 in China since it occurred. to know its existence in Wuhan city.

"People in China found another way to say hello, since they can't shake hands. I love how people can adapt and have a sense of humor about stressful situations,”wrote a Twitter user.

The new greeting would respond to the recommendations of officials from different parts of the world who have suggested avoiding handshakes and kisses as greetings, as well as crowds of people in closed spaces, to avoid the spread of the virus.

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In fact, the person in charge of civil protection in Italy, Angelo Borrelli, referred to the custom that exists in some European countries as his custom of greeting each other with two kisses and hugs and how this effusiveness of his compatriots could be contributing to the spread of the virus in that country.

“We have a collective social life that is very flowery, very expansive. We have a lot of contact, we shake hands, we kiss, we hug. Perhaps it is better in this period not to shake hands, and not have too much contact, and try to be a little less expansive, which is different from how I am,”said the official at a press conference.

According to reports from the Spanish newspaper El País, Italy registers more than 1,700 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 34 deaths due to this disease.

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