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Disability rights activists rally around wife of quadraplegic man with covid-19 who sought continued treatment – The Washington Post

The hospital deemed further treatments futile’for Michael Hickson — a decision his wife opposed but others signed off on. Michael Hickson, a 46-year-old father of five from Texas, was sick with covid-19 when doctors reached a crossroads in his treatment. He had pneumonia in both lungs, a urinary tract infection and sepsis — a dangerous […]