La Liberté, a Manitoban francophone newspaper, has created and published Science Mag Junior, a bilingual scientific magazine designed and written for children and young people. Clinicians, scientists, artists, and storytellers were inspired to share the most up-to-date evidence on COVID-19 in this second issue. With La Liberté’s fun and compelling graphic storyline, children of all ages can learn about COVID-19 and the best way to protect themselves and their loved ones from contracting and spreading COVID-19. Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia acted as a scientific director ensuring the scientific accuracy of the content presented.
This second issue of La Liberté’s Science Mag Junior takes the most recent and available information about COVID-19 and helps young people understand why current protective measures are needed and how meaningful it is to children, their families and their communities to take appropriate actions against COVID-19.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is proud to have supported the development of La Liberté’s Science Mag Junior special first issue (published in May 2020) to help educate young people about COVID-19. The first issue was well received, with 200,000 copies distributed across Canada and internationally. The second issue (Nov 2020) is now available for download (French and English) at https://www.lalibertesciencesmagjunior.ca
Image credit: La Liberté Newspaper Manitoba with an illustration by Tadens Mpwene