Answer Bank: How to cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic
By Guo Meiping
Designed by Qu Bo

Designed by Qu Bo

Feeling sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry is normal during a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are some tips from the World Health Organization that you can follow to cope with stress:

- Talk to people you trust, such as friends and family.

- Maintain a healthy lifestyle, including proper diet, sleep and exercise.

- Don't smoke, drink alcohol or use other drugs to deal with your emotions.

- Get the facts. Gather information from credible sources that will help you accurately determine your risk.

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