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COVID-19, Society & the Elderly – some ugly truths

In times of public emergency, social truths are revealed. The coronavirus crisis is one such emergency, and it reveals that the lives of the elderly appear to matter less and, in some cases, are even deemed disposable”, writes CMCI PhD-student Shir Shimoni. Her chilling article “How coronavirus exposes the way we regard ageing and old people” draws on her PhD research and was recently published in The Conversation. Read the full piece here.

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