Still ‘early days’ to assess COVID-19 impact on children: UNICEF 

18 March 2020

Shortly after the outbreak of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), UNICEF was among the first United Nations agencies to step up and deliver much-needed medical supplies including masks to China.  

UN News spoke to Ms. Luwei Pearson, Acting Director of UNICEF’s Health Programme Division, about the agency’s quick response to the outbreak, and other issues including the possible physical and mental impact on millions of children faced with school closures.  

UN News’s Maoqi Li spoke to Ms. Luwei Pearson, via skype.  

 

  

Audio Credit:
Maoqi Li, UN News - Chinese
Audio Duration:
14'21"

 

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