WHO gives advice on handling mental health toll from the coronavirus

WHO gives advice on handling mental health toll from the coronavirus

The World Health Organization acknowledged that the coronavirus is causing stress in the global population and published mental health tips that include specific advice for health-care workers, caretakers of children or older adults, and people in isolation.

The guidelines, which were released last week, were developed by WHO’s mental health department and provide considerations for the general population. WHO advised people to not attach the coronavirus to any ethnicity or nationality.

“Be empathetic to those who got affected, in and from any country, those with the disease have not done anything wrong,” the guide said.

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