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"Why 2020 Will Forever Be the Year of the Nurse": A Look Back on How the Pandemic Has Impacted Nursing

Johnson & Johnson has a long legacy of supporting the nursing community—and the challenges brought on by COVID-19 have only strengthened its commitment to find new ways to give back to these essential healthcare workers over the past year.

There are an estimated 20 million nurses and midwives around the world—the equivalent of more than 50% of the healthcare workforce.

And as many have witnessed, the healthcare workforce has really been put to the test this year as COVID-19 has spread across the globe.

With 2020 coming to a close, Jennifer Taubert, Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals, shares her perspective on why she is so passionate about supporting and championing the nursing community, as well as what this unprecedented year has meant to nurses—who are among the millions of frontline health workers who are enduring and persevering through so much as COVID-19 continues to leave its mark on the world.

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