Prince Harry came up with unique greeting to prevent coronavirus infection


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Prince Harry is playing it safe. Amid a worldwide panic over the spread of the coronavirus, the royal is not taking any chances. During his and wife Meghan Markle's last appearance before stepping down as senior members of the royal family at the end of the month, Harry made sure to take the necessary steps to not come into close contact with other people by avoiding shaking their hands. 

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Harry was spotted greeting British singer Craig David at the Commonwealth Day service in a unique and unconventional way, which would also make health officials proud. Shaking hands is one way to spread germs, and the pair did their best to keep their germs to themselves. 

While some people can avoid social interactions and crowded places, the royals couldn't.

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This afternoon, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on Commonwealth Day, alongside Her Majesty The Queen and Members of The Royal Family. The Commonwealth is a global network of 54 countries, working in collaboration towards shared economic, environmental, social and democratic goals, and the Service today seeks to highlight the vast community which spans every geographical region, religion and culture, embracing diversity amongst its population of 2.4 billion people, of which 60 percent are under 30 years old. As President and Vice-President of the @Queens_Commonwealth_Trust, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been passionate advocates of the Commonwealth having spent many years working closely with the next generation of Commonwealth leaders. The theme of the Commonwealth for 2020 is ‘Delivering A Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming', placing emphasis on youth, the environment, trade, governance, and ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and innovation. From working to protect the earth's natural resources and preserving the planet for generations to come, to championing fair trade and empowering the youth of today to transform the communities of tomorrow, the Service celebrates the Commonwealth's continued commitment to delivering a peaceful, prosperous and more sustainable future for all. Photo © PA

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle said goodbye to their life as senior members of the royal family on Monday, March 9, at the Commonwealth Day service. They were going to be surrounded by people and had to commit to the royal duties of greeting people and interacting with them at the event.

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Prince Harry and Craig David gave a handshake a new twist.

Health officials have been warning people to not shake hands with people, and the royal and the singer listened. They took the necessary steps to make sure they didn't come in skin-to-skin contact with other people and instead bumped their wrists, covered by their sleeves, to say hello to each other. 

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Meghan, on the other hand, didn't let the fear stop her.

Meghan, on the other hand, didn't let the fear stop her.

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Meghan, who has appeared to be super approachable and friendly when it comes to kids, didn't hesitate before heading to greet the young fans waiting outside to meet them. She approached a little girl who had been standing in the cold and touched her arm to warm her up. So cute!