COVID-19 reminds us of the crucial role nurses play

Suparvadee Tantrarattanapong, (R), an ICU nurse who volunteers to work with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, poses during an interview with Reuters in the intensive care unit at the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, April 24, 2020. Picture taken April 24, 2020

The most trusted profession: An intensive care nurse in Bangkok Image: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Jan Nissen
Vice President, Patient Innovation and Engagement, Merck & Co., Inc
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