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URGENT ¥¥¥ French medical body for euthanasia in 'exceptional' cases

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France's medical ethics council said Thursday that euthanasia should be allowed in exceptional cases and when suffering patients make "persistent and lucid requests."

Invoking a "duty to humanity," the body said that euthanasia should be reserved for "exceptional cases" like putting an end to "prolonged suffering" or "unbearable" pain.

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