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Principles in the Nuremberg Code Are Compatible with Vaccination

June 1, 2020

(AFP) -Facebook and Instagram posts shared thousands of times claim that vaccines directly violate the Nuremberg Code, a set of research ethics principles for human experimentation established after World War II. This claim is false; medical ethics and legal experts said the principles, named after the Nuremberg trials, are compatible with vaccination. “Vaccines are in direct violation of the Nuremberg Code,” a flyer photographed and shared on Facebook in Canada on May 25, 2020 warns.

End-of-Life Care Disrupted in COVID-19 Crisis

June 1, 2020

(Medscape) – Disruptions to end-of-life care have become all too common during COVID-19, with some patients even being separated from loved ones at the time of their death. “We’ve had patients pass away in the hospital, not from COVID, and the bereavement and the inability to have closure at the end of life is really difficult,” said Joshua Uy, MD, a geriatrician at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia. “People feel guilty that they couldn’t be with their loved ones or are just angry that this pandemic has separated them from their loved ones at the end of life,” he told Medscape Medical News.

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