'Wuhan-shake' replacing 'handshake' amid coronavirus scare

DN Bureau

As Covid-19 headcounts soar each day, handshakes now seem to be running out of favour among people as a means to greet each other.

Wuhan Shake
Wuhan Shake

Wuhan: As Covid-19 headcounts soar each day, handshakes now seem to be running out of favour among people as a means to greet each other.

According to Fox News, newly surfaced viral videos on Twitter suggest that people are now ditching handshakes and are instead bumping their feet with each other.

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A short comical clip from China that was Tweeted by the user "@V_actually" showed a masked man dressed in black stepping out of a minivan, who was then approached by another person for a handshake.

The guy in black, however, turned down the friendly gesture but then proceeded to bump his ankle with the person and two others.

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The clip was tweeted with the caption: "People in China found another way to greet since they can't shake hands. The Wuhan Shake."

Another Twitter video from Iran, that was shared by Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, showed three people greeting each other in the same manner. (ANI)








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