Frontline “Heroes” Don’t Always Want to Be Heroes

Nick, a nurse (RN) on a general medical ward of an urban academic teaching hospital in a Northeast city, takes much of the experience of treating COVID-19 patients in stride. His refreshing approach is inspiring and reinforces that nurses are the heart and backbone of our healthcare institutions, under both normal and pandemic circumstances.

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Mass. General Vaccine Chief Warns Coronavirus Still ‘Highly Infectious’

Dr. Poznansky discusses the risk of COVID-19 transmission during crowded Memorial Day celebrations, as well as the current status of vaccine development.

“From a crowded pool party at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri to a street party in Daytona Beach, Florida, Memorial Day festivities brought hundreds close together in several U.S. cities Monday ⁠— largely without masks or other such precautions…”

Look to the ‘Lady with the Lamp’ as we respond to COVID-19 worldwide

Florence Nightingale offers lessons of leadership; those who emulate her style are successfully keeping down numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths in their countries. 

Born on May 12, 200 years ago in Italy, Florence Nightingale is known for revolutionizing the nursing profession and introducing hygienic practices that, even now, save countless lives. At this moment in history, world leaders who emulate her transformative governance style are achieving noteworthy outcomes for their respective countries during the COVID-19 crisis. Today, it is many women heads of state who rise to Nightingale’s level of laudable leadership…