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Olympic hockey players told not to shake hands

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One of hockey's most time-honored traditions is in danger of not happening at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
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Hands off? Players take precautions because of norovirus

Hands off? Players take precautions because of norovirus

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea One of hockey's most time-honored traditions is in danger of not happening at the Olympics. Officials have told players to fist-bump each other rather than shaking hands to prevent transmission of norovirus, which is highly contagious. U.S. defenseman James Wisniewski's 62-year-old father tested positive for norovirus last week and is one of 49 of 283 confirmed Olympic cases still in quarantine.
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