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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "COVID-19".

Our president and CEO, David Morley, shares his thoughts on being part of a global change for good while many UNICEF staff members are currently being asked to work from home as part of ongoing COVID-19 precautions.

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Luka is eight years old and in the second grade. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, his school has had to close, to help protect him and his community. However his parents are ensuring he continues his schooling, even from home.

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Tips for having age appropriate discussions to reassure children and help them keep themselves and their families safe.

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Xiaoyu is an eleventh grader who lives in Beijing, China. Since the beginning of the spring semester, in February 2020, she is one of the millions of primary and secondary students in China relying on online or televised learning to continue her education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dr. Lisa Damour – psychologist, New York Times columnist and mom of two – provides advice for parents on how to help your children deal with the many emotions they may be experiencing as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Washing your hands can protect you and your loved ones against the spread of disease such as coronavirus.

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In late 2019, an outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus (also known as novel coronavirus or COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan, China. Since then cases have been reported in a number of other countries including Canada and the United States. Here's everything parents and families need to know about novel coronavirus, how you can look after yourself and your children, and what UNICEF is doing to help.

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