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Why we still shake hands: How beliefs inform young people’s socializing choices amidst Covid-19 in Nigeria
  • George Nche
George Nche
University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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This study examined the reasons why young persons still engage in the act of handshake amidst the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria. Eight young persons were interviewed and data analyzed descriptively. Findings show that the participants believe that they are not susceptible to the virus due to self-administration of hydroxychloroquine and claim on divine (God-given), geographic (hot temperature) and demographic (being young) immunity.