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Would we take the pandemic more seriously if we knew what it's like to die a Covid-19 death?
Chile hospitals ensure that patients don't die alone during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite family members not being allowed to visit.
While healthy individuals are dealing with the fear of contracting Covid-19, thousands of palliative care patients are trying to have the best quality of life that they can.
Sick or elderly people who are close to death often want to say goodbye to their loved ones as intensively as possible – short messages or gifts can make this a bit easier.
Kasih Hospice is calling for the public to help terminally ill patients by donating to its charity head shaving campaign.
Dining tables stand empty at the Oteruelo care home for the elderly north of Madrid, where the coronavirus pandemic has obliged residents to eat meals in their rooms and substitute family visits with video-link chats on donated tablet computers.
Cancer patients need to be extra careful while undergoing treatment at hospitals, as their impaired immune system puts them at high risk of developing infections, including Covid-19.
Sam remembers the moment he realized he could no longer smile at patients. He was helping a nervous man suffering from COVID-19 at the New York City hospital where he works as a nurse. The patient cracked a joke, and Sam laughed. Then he felt air in his eye.(Editors note: Attention to expletives in 4th and 9th paragraphs that some may find offensive.)
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - After visiting about 20 chronically ill patients in a day, Hajar Atila, a Belgian home nurse, leaves her clothes in her garage and takes a shower before stepping into her home and cuddling her children.