A volunteer sprays disinfectant in the Shwedagon Pagoda compound as a preventive measure against Covid-19, in Yangon on March 31. A new inter-agency Red Cross and UN study has confirmed the emotional toll on millions across four Asian countries, including Myanmar. Photo: AFP A volunteer sprays disinfectant in the Shwedagon Pagoda compound as a preventive measure against Covid-19, in Yangon on March 31. A new inter-agency Red Cross and UN study has confirmed the emotional toll on millions across four Asian countries, including Myanmar. Photo: AFP
A volunteer sprays disinfectant in the Shwedagon Pagoda compound as a preventive measure against Covid-19, in Yangon on March 31. A new inter-agency Red Cross and UN study has confirmed the emotional toll on millions across four Asian countries, including Myanmar. Photo: AFP

Letters | Coronavirus: listen to people’s fears in Asia and invest in mental health

  • A new inter-agency study has highlighted the importance of addressing emotional well-being, particularly among those most vulnerable to Covid-19. More than ever, we need accessible and localised mental health support

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A volunteer sprays disinfectant in the Shwedagon Pagoda compound as a preventive measure against Covid-19, in Yangon on March 31. A new inter-agency Red Cross and UN study has confirmed the emotional toll on millions across four Asian countries, including Myanmar. Photo: AFP A volunteer sprays disinfectant in the Shwedagon Pagoda compound as a preventive measure against Covid-19, in Yangon on March 31. A new inter-agency Red Cross and UN study has confirmed the emotional toll on millions across four Asian countries, including Myanmar. Photo: AFP
A volunteer sprays disinfectant in the Shwedagon Pagoda compound as a preventive measure against Covid-19, in Yangon on March 31. A new inter-agency Red Cross and UN study has confirmed the emotional toll on millions across four Asian countries, including Myanmar. Photo: AFP
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