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Feeling lonely?

Feeling lonely?

Older people can face serious health effects from being isolated — and yet, being isolated is the only thing that can keep them safe, Senior Producer Maggie Penman reports. Plus, Global Opinions writer Jason Rezaian on how he survived solitary confinement in Iran — and how you can survive social distancing, too. And, though we may be apart, a reminder that we’re not alone, from science reporter Sarah Kaplan.Read more:I survived solitary confinement. You can survive self-isolating.Human connection bolsters the immune system. That’s why it’s more important than ever to be kind.Follow The Post’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic here. Subscribe to The Washington Post:

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