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COVID-19 and Mental Health: Heading Off an Echo Pandemic

INTRODUCTION: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH
In Canada, COVID-19, or coronavirus disease, has caused thousands of deaths and continues
to endanger lives. Since the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic in
March 2020, preventative measures, including physical distancing, have been introduced across
Canada to support infection control, and reduce the spread of COVID-19…

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