Headline RoundupApril 28th, 2018

Alfie Evans, Terminally Ill British Toddler at Center of Legal Battle, Dies

Summary from the AllSides News Team

Alfie Evans, the terminally ill British toddler at the center of a fierce legal battle over palliative care, has died after a high court judge ruled that his parents could not seek further treatment in Italy. The case sparked heated debate over socialized medicine, with some arguing that the child's death exemplifies the negative effects of a single payer system, while others emphasized that Evans' illness had already progressed beyond hope of a cure.

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