WHO: Global nursing shortage of six million amid coronavirus pandemic
10 April 2020 | 7:00 am
As care workers are vital in tackling the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization says there are nearly six million too few nurses across the globe. The WHO also offers solutions.
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