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A nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, records information on masks after they were sanitized with ultraviolet light during the COVID-19 pandemic at the medical center in Nashville, Tenn. Photo: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey.

100 nurses dead, number could be much higher

The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 35,000 health workers have contracted COVID-19 worldwide, while the International Council of Nurses (ICN) says that around 100 nurses have died of the virus – and the number could be much higher.

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