French doctors begin switching off life support for man who has been in a vegetative state for a decade

//French doctors begin switching off life support for man who has been in a vegetative state for a decade

French doctors begin switching off life support for man who has been in a vegetative state for a decade

French doctors Monday began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controversial case that has divided France.The dispute over the fate of Vincent Lambert, 42, who was left with severe brain damage after a traffic accident in 2008, has split his own family and even become a subject of political tension in France ahead of the weekend’s European elections.His parents, devout Catholics, have repeatedly launched court…

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