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Dutch mobile death 12 02 29

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Teams will go to homes of patients whose doctors won't carry out the procedure.
Voluntary euthanasia has been legal in Belgium since 2002; this is the first time two brothers have died together under the rules.
Dutch mobile death 12 02 29

This picture taken in April 2005 shows a euthanasia kit available in Belgian pharmacies for general practitioners who want to practise euthanasia at patients' homes. Now patients in the Netherlands will have access to a specialised mobile euthanasia unit it they satisfy strict criteria.

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