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November 29, 2022
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Experts warn of the increasing overmedicalisation of death, call for radical rethink of how society cares for dying people

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the ultimate medicalised death, with patients dying in intensive care with little communication with their families Technological and medical advances have fuelled the idea that science can defeat death, increasing the over-reliance on medical interventions, and further alienating communities Societies overwhelmingly prioritise avoiding

French teachers go on strike over handling of pandemic

PARIS — Less than two weeks after the winter term started, French teachers are already exhausted by the pressures of surging COVID-19 cases. On Thursday, French teachers are walking out in a nationwide strike organized by teacher’s unions to protest virus-linked class disruptions and ever-changing isolation rules. France is at the epicenter of Europe’s current […]

Spain sets pandemic record for new cases

MADRID — Spain is dealing with the highest ever number of coronavirus infections, with some regions considering further curbs on social life ahead of the end of the year. Updating pandemic figures for the first time in four days, health authorities reported 214,619 new cases late on Monday, bringing the 14-day national caseload to a […]