Greetings Kill: Primer for a Pandemic

To the pantheon of social arbiters who came up with the firm handshake, the formal bow and the air kiss, get ready to add a new fashion god: the World Health Organization, chief advocate of the "elbow bump. Distancing also encompasses less drastic measures, like wearing face masks, staying out of elevators — and the bump. Such stratagems, those experts say, will rewrite the ways we interact, at least during the weeks when the waves of influenza are washing over us.

Greetings Kill: Primer for a Pandemic - New York Times

BioBOOM Op/Ed: New meaning to the Neil Simon play title "Death of a Salesman". Do you really want to be shaking hands with a rep in your lab if this thing hits?

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