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The virus effects on mental health

A man named Ben (who declined to give his last name) participates in a mental health group online chat, conducted via the internet because of social distancing regulations to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sydney, Australia, April 24, 2020. (Photo by Reuters)

A lot of people across the world are in quarantine or self-isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic. While this will help people to stay safe and avoid getting sick by a virus that there is no vaccine for it, it can result in other diseases. Experts now warn that the pandemic could have profound and potentially long-term impacts on mental health.

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