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Australian hunger strike doctors urged to stop

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:894
  1. Georgina Kenyon
  1. Sydney

    A leading Australian doctors' organisation has called on a group of doctors to quit their hunger strike. But the five men, who have gone without food for more than one month while protesting outside the gates of the New South Wales state parliament, say that they have a moral obligation to continue.

    Their action is an …

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