Will Smith And Dr. Fauci Team Up To Help Kids Understand COVID-19

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Will Smith And Dr. Fauci Team Up To Help Kids Understand COVID-19

Dr. Fauci will appear in the new Snapchat series ‘Will From Home.’

Published April 21st

Written by BET Staff

The coronavirus pandemic is scary for adults but can also be terrifying and confusing for children. 

Now, Will Smith and Dr. Fauci are doing their part to address the concerns of kids.

The Hollywood legend, who has 40 million followers on Instagram, hosts a new weekly show on Snapchat called Will From Home.

For an episode that drops tomorrow, Dr. Fauci, the director of ‎National Institutes of Health joins him to answer questions from kids. 

In a preview that aired on Good Morning America, kids ask everything from can you get the coronavirus from the tooth fairy to can you go outside for a walk.

Related: Georgia Mother And Children Remain Trapped In Their China Apartment Over Coronavirus Fears

With Fauci’s expertise and Smith’s charm, they are a perfect combo. See a preview of their episode below:

According to The New York Times, over 780,000 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus and over 37,800 have died.  

For the latest on the coronavirus, check out BET’s blog on the virus, and contact your local health department or visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.


(Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)


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