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Opinion article: Age should not decide who receives intensive care

2020-04-16

NEAR PI:s and other Swedish aging researchers wrote an opinion piece for Sweden’s largest newspaper Aftonbladet, regarding age discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ingmar Skoog critizises the Coronavirus recommendations for 70+ individuals in Sweden

2020-09-01

The NEAR steering group member Ingmar Skoog, Gothenburg University, criticizes the maintained recommendations for 70+ individuals in Sweden, put forward by the Swedish public health authority. He opines that those showing no symptoms should be allowed to live by the same rules as the rest of the population, i.e. wash hands and keep distance. See […]

Five leading Swedish Geriatric researchers: ‘Squeeze the Covid-19 infection back further’

2020-07-03

The Director of NEAR, Laura Fratiglioni, together with four other Geriatric researchers, demand a more active restraint of the Covid-19 virus spread in Swedish health and elderly care, in an opinion article in the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. (In Swedish.) Read the article

Laura Fratiglioni interviewed on public TV news

2020-06-26

NEAR’s director Laura Fratiglioni was interviewed in “Rapport” on Swedish public TV about the administration of morphine to elderly in case of breathing difficulties. See the interview here (in Swedish).