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Universal Healthcare? 41-Year-Old Disabled Man Euthanized By Canadian Gov

Universal Healthcare? 41-Year-Old Disabled Man Euthanized By Canadian Gov

41-year-old Sean Tagert was euthanized on Friday after the Canadian government cut funding for his in-home medical care. Tagert, who suffered from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), was killed by assisted suicide despite appealing to the Vancouver Coastal Health patient care quality department. While Tagert’s illness prevented him from moving his body, eating or speaking, his mental awareness was still intact. Because of his condition, doctor’s recommended Tagert receive 24-hour in-home care, but Vancouver Coastal Health initially offered only 15.5 hours of care per day. They raised their offer to 20-hours per day, but Tagert would still have had to pay…
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