COVID-19: Elderly relatives have been unable to meet children and babies for months

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Elderly relatives have been unable to meet children and babies for months” – below is their description.

    During the pandemic many older members of society have been separated from and unable to meet children and younger members of the family.

    97-year-old Margot Lawson has met her great granddaughter for the first time, viewing her through an acrylic screen.

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