How can we talk to our children about Ebola?

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As parents, it is sometimes difficult to talk to our children. The situation can become even more complicated when we want to talk to them about something to do with health, such as Ebola. We ourselves may have doubts about Ebola, which, in some countries, has created serious public alarm that has even spread to some schools.

We will deal with the issue in this post and provide some advice and guidelines that may be helpful when sitting down with your children and teenagers to tell them about the disease.  

1.- Reassure them Perhaps this is the most important piece of advice.  Ebola has spread outside Africa for the first time and this can mean that the real risk of contracting the disease is exaggerated in some specific places.  So, first of all, when we sit down with our children to talk about the subject, it is important we explain to them that every country, emphasising our own country in particular, is prepared to deal with diseases such as this. We need to clearly explain that there are especially qualified professionals to deal with diseases of this type and that the infrastructure is in place to stop Ebola spreading Read more