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What's causing a nursing shortage?

a nurse looks over a form.
Laura James

Over 100,000 nurses left the profession between 2020 and 2021, marking the largest single-year decline and leading some to say our healthcare system is facing a nursing crisis.

Nurses in New York City went on a three-day strike recently to protest insufficient staffing.

We are taking a look at what's behind the nursing shortage.


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