As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the globe, people are asked to practise several drills by the health experts that include social distancing, washing hands frequently, and mainly avoid touching the faces. From the public health point of view, these are pieces of good advice.
Ignoring an itchy nose is easier said than done. Forget about the coronavirus, we as humans have this unusual habit of touching our faces often, which makes us susceptible during disease outbreaks. And we usually do it without even noticing.