With the spread of Coronavirus intensifying with each passing day, it has become a challenge for the countries’ governments to contain the widespread. While the government’s in supreme countries like the U.S has already issued notices discouraging high-fives, hugs and kisses, demand for protective masks and hand sanitisers exponentially increased. It is known news that Italy which has the majority of tourist traction has banned kissing in public places and people above 75 years are ordered to stay home.
On this note, social media is flooding with alternatives for shake hands. While China came up with foot-to-foot shake which was later named as ‘Wuhan Shake’, citizens of the U.S. have seen Elbow Bumping. In an interesting revelation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked his citizen to adopt ‘Namaste’ to greet.
Speaking to media after the emergency meeting over Coronavirus outbreak, Netanyahu demonstrated how to greet people ‘Namaste’ in Indian style. Not only him, many of the global leaders like Barack Obama also has been encouraging citizens to adopt Namaste which has been a healthy way to greet others to avoid viral transmissions.