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International Nurses Day

William West, AFP

Posted at May 12 2020 03:53 PM | Updated as of May 12 2020 04:29 PM

International Nurses Day

A woman looks at a mural of a health worker with wings holding a globe on International Nurses Day in Melbourne on Tuesday. As frontline hospital staff are constantly facing risks from the COVID-19 outbreak, the world is marking International Nurses Day, celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.