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The coronavirus is impacting people’s lives in more ways than one. Children who rely on free breakfast and lunch at now closed public schools are missing meals. Parents who work full time have nowhere to send their children to be looked after. Local businesses are suffering from the lack of customers. Many restaurants and bars have been forced to shut down, their workers no longer receiving the tips that they live off of.
Yet, there are people who still refuse to take this pandemic seriously. They say it doesn’t exist, calling it fake news, a hoax.
In today’s episode, Shaun battles these accusations with statistics that are evolving as we learn more about COVID-19, and breaks down the many ways it is affecting society.