comona mask, While there is no sure way to tell what kind of lasting impact this outbreak may have on China or how long it will take to recover, Ferreira said it’s possible that survivors see changes in their everyday routines. “Stigma and discrimination can also develop against certain groups in the community who might be perceived as those responsible for the virus outbreak,” he said. “People might refuse to travel to a region and that may have an impact on tourism and industry; that, in the long run, can result in other social problems developing (e.g. substance abuse, unemployment, domestic violence).”
comona mask - CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP For now, he said, those stuck in quarantine can help manage their stress by practicing mindfulness and meditation, writing a journal, finding ways to be grateful, and reaching out to others about their shared experiences. He also said maintaining a positive outlook on life can “allow you to be more resilient and instill hope for your future.”
comona mask, Insight from Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health. Los Angeles leaders warned of bigotry against the Asian community on Thursday after several incidents of bullying and orchestrated hoaxes over the novel coronavirus were reported in the area. More than 64,000 people have been sickened by the COVID-19 virus and over 1,300 people have died, mostly in mainland China. Los Angeles has only one confirmed case. “We’re not going to stand for hate,” Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis told reporters at a news conference.
comona mask - CHINA'S CORONAVIRUS SURVIVORS MAY FACE MENTAL HURDLES ONCE OUTBREAK ENDS Fears over the virus have resulted in hoaxes and hostilities against the region's Asian community, the largest in the United States. A petition urging schools in the suburb of Alhambra to cancel classes over the virus had 14,000 signatures. A boy of Asian descent needed an MRI after he was bullied and beaten this month at a San Fernando Valley school, said Robin Toma, the executive director of the county's Human Relations Commission, which works on hate crime prevention, the LAist reported.
comona mask - In Carson, a flyer with a fake seal of the World Health Organization told residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of the outbreak, according to Reuters. Toma said people wearing face masks have also had insults hurled at them. He urged anyone being targeted because of their race to report the incident to authorities. “We need you to step up and speak out when you see it happening to others,” he said. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP China has suffered the vast majority of coronavirus cases since the outbreak first began in the Hubei province in December. There are 15 confirmed cases in the U.S.