Florence Nightingale: the pandemic hero we need

Most famous as a nurse, her innovative use of data helped also prevent many deaths from infectious diseases

13 January 2021 - 19:30 By Tim Harford

The Florence Nightingale Museum in London, devoted to the pioneering 19th-century nurse, is closing its doors indefinitely.

The museum director, David Green, describes the plan as “hibernation”; the collection will remain on site at St Thomas’s Hospital...

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