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19 January 2021

How to beat the stigma around Covid-19

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

By Newsbreak Producer/Presenter, Taresh Harreeparshad – What happens when you reveal your covid19 status and suddenly notice that family and friends change their behaviour towards you? What if you didn’t know of your infection and are accused of being a murderer for “spreading” the coronavirus? These are some of the challenges faced by people in these times of the pandemic. Many are made to feel ashamed and some are even criminalised. How do we beat this stigma? Our guests in studio elaborate.

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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