The Reuters story leaves out some details. The doctor had drugged the woman before starting to euthanize her, and instructed the family to hold the struggling patient down.
The National Center for Health Statistics has published an alarming report.
The pathogen I mean is a cultural pandemic, the embrace of doctor-prescribed suicide and of administered homicide.
No, it is not a cure. Much more work remains to be done to even get close to saying it is.
I can write those words. I understand their meaning. But I can’t comprehend such an utter rejection of human exceptionalism.