As COVID-19 deaths leading 240,000 in the United States and 1,275,000 million around the world, 2 recent reports highlight the grim toll that the pandemic continues to handle nurses across the globe.
An analysis from the International Council of Nurses (ICN) found that 1,500 nurses have actually passed away from COVID-19 as of October31 What’s more, that number consists of nurses from only 44 of the world’s 195 nations, and is thus an underestimate of nursing deaths, according to a press release from the ICN. The ICN jobs that over 20,000 health care employees might have died from the infection so far.
” The fact that as numerous nurses have actually passed away throughout this pandemic as died throughout World War I is stunning,” Howard Catton, Registered Nurse, ICN chief executive officer, stated in the release. “Since