No more handshakes amid coronavirus fears

High fives, pecks on the cheek, elbow-bumps – how people are changing greeting habits amid coronavirus fears.

People around the world are getting creative with their greeting habits in an effort to reduce the risk of contracting the new coronavirus and prevent it from spreading.

With more than 109,000 people already infected by COVID-19 worldwide, people are abstaining from giving kisses on the cheek, hugs and high fives.

The fast-spreading virus has now killed more than 3,800 people.