Adolescents and Young People & Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Source: United Nations Population Fund
Date Published: 2020

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This brief describes COVID-19 risks specific to youth, including negative effects of social isolation, increased stress, and lack of access to healthcare, including reproductive health. It also describes potential assets that youth bring to this situation, such as using digital technologies to cultivate compassion, raise awareness of and protection from the virus, promote healthy behavior in their communities, and sharing of correct information to promote prevention,

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