Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
The coronavirus has cancelled hugs, cheek kisses, hand shakes, high fives and many other greetings and polite gestures people typically use without a second thought. As the BBC reported, these drastic changes though don’t mean people have lost the urge to say “hello” in some fashion. Experts say greetings can help us define the meaning of a relationship, so it’s natural that humans crave these gestures.
When schools across the Los Angeles Unified School District ultimately return for in-person classes, there won’t be hallways buzzing with students transitioning between classes. Recess will look much different, with kids likely playing by themselves or in small, physically distanced groups. And lunch periods as they’ve been known will likely be a thing of the past, with students eating at their desks instead.