The cosmonauts before the flight to the ISS has banned handshakes and hugs

epidemiologist of the cosmonaut training Center, Sergei Savin told reporters that astronauts that 9 April should be sent to the ISS (it’s Russian cosmonauts, Ivan Wagner and Anatoly Ivanishin, and U.S. astronaut Christopher Cassidy), in a pandemic coronavirus recommended to completely abandon handshakes and hugs.

“Under the ban handshakes, hugs,… astronauts wash and disinfect hands… Things General purpose after each use and disinfected,” he said.