Covid-19 drawn as cartoon character in Taiwan to help teach public how to fight the coronavirus

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Covid-19 drawn as cartoon character in Taiwan to help teach public how to fight the coronavirus” – below is their description.

In an effort to help teach the public about how to respond to epidemics, Taiwan’s Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has created disease-related cartoon characters including one modelled on the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. The health agency recently introduced a calendar featuring 12 anime-style epidemic “characters”.

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