The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March 2020. The situation is evolving rapidly with global case counts and deaths increasing each day. Clinical trials and investigations to learn more about the virus, its origin, and how it affects humans are ongoing.

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It is just as important to cater to your mental health needs to stay strong and stay persistent.

Fortunately, there are lots of things that we can do to look after our own mental health and to help others who may need some extra support and care.

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All information presented is this page is ethically sourced from World Health Organization. Developed in association with the vinCOVID team as part of the NYAS Challenge: Combating COVID-19