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Covid’s Mental Health Crisis Has Economic Consequences

Fear of illness, strict lockdowns, isolation and unemployment weighs on the hearts and minds of people all across the globe. 

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Covid-19 isn’t just a deadly threat to human life; it’s also a mental health catastrophe with economic consequences. Fear of illness, strict lockdowns, isolation from friends and family, rising unemployment and collapsing businesses weighs on the hearts and minds of people all across the globe.