Commentary on 'All Bodies': US perspective

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  • Kristi L Kirschner

Keywords:

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Disability, Health humanities, Medical humanities, NoBodyIsDisposable

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Published

2020-05-21

How to Cite

Kirschner, K. L. (2020). Commentary on ’All Bodies’: US perspective. Research & Humanities in Medical Education, 7, 108-111. Retrieved from https://www.rhime.in/ojs/index.php/rhime/article/view/349

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Pandemic Praxis