Coronavirus Kent: Dr Ranj shares advice and information for children on You Tube video

A Kent doctor and children's television presenter has released a video on You Tube explaining the coronovirus outbreak to children - as Kent confirmed its first case of Covid-19 and one of the county's biggest lambing events is cancelled over virus fears.

In the six-minute film Dr Ranj explains that he's been contacted by concerned parents whose children are worried about the outbreak and what they've been hearing in the news. Scroll down to watch the video

Dr Ranj grew up in Medway
Dr Ranj grew up in Medway

The video called Dr. Ranj's Coronavirus Advice For Kids is aimed specifically at young people.

In it he explains in very clear and simple terms what the virus is, where scientists think it originated from, from how at risk children are and what they can do to help protect themselves and help fight the global outbreak.
Dr Ranj, who is This Morning's resident doctor a former star of Strictly Come Dancing and currently fronting his own wellbeing show called Dr Ranj On Call, urges children watching not to panic, but reminds them that 'we do need to be sensible'.

To learn more about the cancellation of Hadlow College's big lambing weekend because of coronovirus fears please click here.

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