How Covid-19 isolation affects our mental health


A Covid-19 patient in isolation only has physical contact with a doctor or nurse fully suited up in protective gear, which does not provide the comfort of a human touch. — AP

Few humans can live in isolation for a prolonged period of time, as it is associated with negative feelings, especially fear, and can lead to illness, and eventually early death.

As social creatures, we need to connect, communicate, interact, and above all, be touched.

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