What do we know about how we are coping with the pandemic crisis?

David Aaronovitch looks at the impact the three month lockdown has had on people in China and asks how different groups in the UK – just three weeks in – are faring.

What are the particular difficulties faced by the most vulnerable and those who have been advised to self isolate, maybe for many months, during the pandemic?

He asks what strategies can be put in place to reduce mental hardship now and in the coming weeks. And when normality resumes, how changed might we be?

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Contributors: Dr George Hu, Shanghai United Family Pudong Hospital Helen Westerman, Childline Prof Bobby Duffy, King’s College London Prof Stephen Reicher, University of St Andrews Prof Neil Greenberg, King’s College London. Producers: Kirsteen Knight, Darin Graham and Rosamund Jones. Editor: Jasper Corbett

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