As many nurses have died during coronavirus pandemic as during World War I, says International Council of Nurses
At least 1,500 nurses in more than 40 countries have died of COVID-19, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday.
“The figure, which includes nurses from only 44 of the world’s 195 countries, is known to be an underestimate of the true numbers of deaths,” it said in a statement.
The number stood at 1,097 in August, according to the Geneva-based ICN, a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations representing millions of nurses worldwide.
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Source:: The Frontier Post