The patent office was not only given the mandate to consider laboratory life as chemistry, but the mantle of apolitical neutrality to cloak its actions.
This was the first time Ebola had been a problem in West Africa, so the health system—as well as populations—were not prepared to deal with it.
Those who started “emergency pregnancy services” (EPS) in response to state-level efforts to liberalize abortion laws saw pregnant women in need as their primary concern.
In Palestine, neutrality is impossible. Not for individuals, not for doctors, and, perhaps, not even for medicine.
Since the early days of the occupation of Tahrir Square, physicians immediately found themselves confronted with maimed and injured bodies.
Medicine is not a field free of conflict.