This spring, young nurses in Japan started their careers amid unprecedented circumstances. They entered the workforce without the usual hands-on training due to the pandemic, but were nonetheless forced to contend with a surge in cases stemming from a fourth wave of coronavirus infection. We highlight how these novice nurses have overcome their anxieties and provided the best care possible.
Nakamoto Risa (Nurse/Illustrator)
*Today's Close-Up will continue to report on COVID-19.