The pandemic has changed how we work, learn and interact as social distancing guidelines have led to a more virtual existence, both personally and professionally. The pandemic has triggered a wave of mental health issues whether it’s managing addiction, depression, social isolation or just the general stress that’s resulted from COVID-19. Much of the world has come to a stop at times during the pandemic.
Throughout the pandemic, we’ve seen both benefits and drawbacks of being cooped up with family for long periods of time. And there’s certainly been added stress for families who have had to deal with remote learning situations for school-aged children. Some, though, reported positive experiences with their families in such close quarters. Dealing with the unforeseen challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on people all across the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide and presents an unprecedented challenge to public health, food systems and the world of work. The economic and social disruption caused by the pandemic is devastating.