Coronavirus: ‘Reading about virus online makes me anxious’

Coronavirus: 'Reading about virus online makes me anxious'

By Nicola Smith BBC News

“I think it is a difficult time and it’s OK if you’re struggling, because everyone’s struggling.”

Brooke, 17, felt anxious reading about the coronavirus outbreak on social media, so she started a book club to stay connected.

Thousands of children are currently being home schooled amid tight restrictions on people’s movement.

Children’s commissioner Sally Holland said their mental health was as important as their physical health.

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