Euthanasia debate to cover minors

Currently, the law applies to those over 18, but one expert told the parliament’s upper house it was clear euthanasia was being carried out on younger people, the Belga news agency reported.

“We all know it,” said Dominique Biarent, head of intensive care at Queen Fabiola Children’s University Hospital in Brussels.

Faced with this reality, “doctors need a legal framework,” Dr Biarent was quoted