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The Coronavirus Pandemic's Toll on Mental Health

Clip: Season 48 | 6m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

The precautions we’ve taken to quell the coronavirus pandemic—sheltering in place, social distancing, not spending much time with people outside our own households—have exacerbated America’s mental health crisis.

Aired: 05/07/21

Rating: NR

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