Educate kids on Covid-19 and risks, adults advised


Dr Norzila says adults can use simple words to suit the age and stage of the child to convey the message on coronavirus effectively.

CHILDREN have a right to understand the nature of infectious diseases. But as adults, we have a responsibility to educate them on the possible risks of a disease and protect them from distress by optimising our knowledge, capabilities and resources.

There are ways to talk to children to help limit their fears and address their concerns, especially in the wake of Covid-19.

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