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Ethical decisions in light of potential Zika virus epidemic are ‘personal’, says Dr Chris Ng
 

Ethical decisions in light of potential Zika virus epidemic are ‘personal’, says Dr Chris Ng

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With a second confirmed case of a pregnant woman infected with Zika in Singapore, healthcare professionals must consider not only the preventive measures that can reassure expectant mothers but also the ethical dilemma of terminating pregnancies.
 
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7 Sep 2016 - General
 
This article has raised many valid points. "microcephaly is something that develops later in pregnancy, and thus termination would be premature before 24 weeks"---this is exceptionally difficult as here you have a pregnant woman and she is ...
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So far, we have heard a lot about how people should prevent Zika and how they can protect themselves, but this is the first time I've really seen an experienced O&G provide advice on how fellow doctors should counsel their patients on the vir...
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