Covid-19 has put palliative care and those in it under huge strain

Only 12% of the global need is now being met, with the pandemic worsening the situation, says expert

06 October 2020 - 19:41 By tanya farber

In the world of pain, needing palliative care during a pandemic spells a big dose of bad luck.

While the collective gaze of health professions — and their attendant budgets — has turned towards the infectious disease sweeping the world, those in palliative care are sounding the alarm about how their patients are missing out...

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