The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a special and unusual reality: shut-down of schools and shops, isolating at home, the increasing fear of loneliness and the worry about the virus in general. We are all challenged physically and psychologically like never before. In fact, many would feel vulunerable and some may even face panic attack, anxiety or depression.

How can we prepare ourselves to cope with the current situation and minimize its impact on our lives? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US has offered some good stress and coping advice for different target groups on this webpage.

A doctor who works for Doctors Without Borders has also given some advice on how to deal with fear in the video below:

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