How should you tell your children about COVID-19?

Children wearing masks following the rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), play on the swings at a park in Daegu, South Korea, March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon - RC2LJF9L3H6R

As the pandemic continues, many children are being exposed to its effects. Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Nicole Racine
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Calgary
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    Grade 1 students in St. Louis wipe down a play table because of concerns about spreading COVID-19the coronavirus at their school. There are easy ways for parents to reduce the stress their children may feel as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)
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