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Coronavirus: How to explain it to your children

As unprecedented measures are taken in Australia and around the world to stop the spread of coronavirus experts are seeing a surge in feelings of anxiety.

Psychologist Jodie Lowinger tells Alan Jones parents should educate their children.

“Tell them that all feelings are okay.

“Kids will worry more if they feel like they are being kept in the dark.”

She says parents also need to look after themselves to be able to be strong role models.

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