How to talk to your children about the virus and tips to help them cope with school closures

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How to talk to your children about the virus and tips to help them cope with school closures

Friday, 20 March

As schools across the UK close today for the foreseeable future, it's an uncertain time for millions of children and young people as they lose the structure of a regular school day. Many, particularly younger children, will also be anxious and concerned about the virus. So how can parents talk to their children about what's happening - and what can you do to help them cope with not being at school for the next few months?

ITV News Health Correspondent Emily Morgan and ITV News Science Editor Tom Clarke talk to Dr Max Davie, the officer for health improvement at Royal College of Paedatrics and Child Health, for some advice.

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