From the October 2014 ‘Rockdelux’ issue interview:
*Your Contact with the public even in the physical sense has always been intense.
Has that changed with age?
Morrissey: My doctors have asked me to stop shaking hands and bring the mic towards people because
that transmits deadly germs leading to cancellations and suddenly I find myself transported on a stretcher to an operating room.
I’m just a huge sponge.