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How can we help children process the trauma of losing a loved one to covid-19?

Losing a loved one is hard enough to process as an adult, but how do children manage the trauma?

“The coronavirus pandemic has caused devastation across the globe. Governments have implemented strict lockdown regulations in order to try to curb the spread of the virus, which has also impacted on people’s traditional mourning and grieving customs.

We’re no longer allowed in hospitals to hold the hand of a loved one who is drawing their final breath. We’re unable to say our last goodbyes in person.”

For the full article, https://www.all4women.co.za/2075242/news/south-african-news/how-can-we-help-children-process-the-trauma-of-losing-a-loved-one-to-covid-19