The novel coronavirus has infected nearly 1,300,000 people and killed more than 70,000 worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Countries around the world, including the United States, have implemented social distancing, shelter-in-place and quarantine orders to help slow the spread of the pandemic. But how do those practices impact individuals’ mental health? At 2:00pm ET on Wednesday, April 8, Dr. Joshua A. Gordon, the director of the National Institute of Mental Health, and the PBS NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz answer your questions about coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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