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02 November 2020

Volume 31 | Issue 11

ISSN (Print): 0964-9271

ISSN (Online): 2052-2940

COVID-19 and the loneliness epidemic

As we settle in for a winter of COVID-19 disruption, with millions of people already in lockdown and unable to mix with other households, my thoughts have turned to the issue of loneliness. This is a particular issue for some older people, although, of course, loneliness doesn't discriminate and plenty of younger people will be affected by the changes caused by COVID-19 too.

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