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Repost: Nurses and Health Care Workers Experience Record Job Losses Amid Pandemic

June 8, 2020 by Stephen Tauber

The U.S. has not only experienced an astonishing number of confirmed cases and deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also a record number of nurses have also lost their jobs when hospital revenue from elective surgeries and routine procedures suddenly stopped.

Nurses and practitioners who worked in operating rooms, specialty clinics, or labor and delivery were among the millions who found themselves standing in the unemployment line. […]