Why COVID-19 Should Have Killed Shaking Hands

Sergio Alberto Romero, M.S.
2 min readJan 5, 2023
Photo by Cytonn Photography on Unsplash

Shaking hands is a common greeting and gesture of goodwill that has been practiced for centuries, but the COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the potential risks of this traditional behavior. While shaking hands may seem like a harmless and polite way to greet someone, it can actually be a significant source of transmission for infectious diseases.

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Sergio Alberto Romero, M.S.

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