French official advises against kissing due to coronavirus fears

steve 1 March, 2020 0

“Reduction of physical social contact is recommended. This includes “la bise,” French health minister Olivier Véran told reporters on Saturday in Paris.Véran also said people should avoid handshakes as well.

What is “la bise”? The tradition of planting an kiss on a person’s cheek multiple times, is a well-known French greeting.

Country: France
Source: CNN

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