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Florence Nightingale’s legacy lives on as the world faces the COVID-19 coronavirus

Florence Nightingale is considered one of the founders of modern nursing. Image: Elizabeth Bosanquet/FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM/Handout via REUTERS

Mindy Burrows

Freelance Journalist , Reuters

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Nightingale was dedicated to teaching nursing throughout her life. Image: Elizabeth Bosanquet/FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM/Handout via REUTERS
Nightingale in her youth. Image: Elizabeth Bosanquet/FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM/Handout via REUTERS
Florence Nightingale earned the nickname 'The Lady with the Lamp'. Image: Elizabeth Bosanquet/FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM/Handout via REUTERS
How might Florence Nightingale respond the to the health advice surrounding coronavirus? Image: Elizabeth Bosanquet/FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM/Handout via REUTERS
Nightingale lived to the age of 90. Image: Elizabeth Bosanquet/FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM/Handout via REUTERS

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