Understanding COVID-19: Viewpoints

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Michelle Tennyson, PHA Assistant Director, Allied Health Professions and Public Involvement

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Dr Claire Neil and Maurice Meehan - Public Health Agency

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we have been able to develop a greater understanding of the infection as a result of having more data generated by the rapid introduction of disease specific surveillance programmes.

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The full impact on students’ mental health as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has yet to be assessed.

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What we know about the association of smoking with the COVID-19 virus, and how we in the PHA can support smoking cessation during the pandemic

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Duane Farrell, CEO, Relate NI and Danny Sinclair, PHA

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Sarah Arnold, Senior Surveillance and Information Scientist in Health Protection, Dr Lynsey Patterson, Head of Health Protection Surveillance, and Dr Claire Neill, Specialty Registrar, Public Health Agency.

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Danny Sinclair, PHA discusses relationships, household conflict and helpful strategies with Elaine Hoey, Clinical Lead at Relate NI.

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Danny Sinclair, PHA, explores with Elaine Hoey, Clinical Lead at Relate NI, how parents

COVID-19 and weight

The PHA’s Dr Claire Neill and Danny Sinclair discuss what the evidence says about the assoc