The coronavirus could change the youngest generation’s perceptions of safe social distances and what high school and college are about.

Some will lose grandparents, parents, siblings and friends.

Some may shake hands less or be more aware of coming within six feet of strangers, Corey Seemiller, a Gen Z expert at Wright State University’s Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organization, told Axios.

Sex aside, kissing’s a riskier act in a respiratory pandemic with face masks.

Young people’s lives could become even more embedded with technology because school has shifted online and there’s more remote work and video conferencing.

Rites of passage are on hold.