Paris court orders life support to resume for 'brain dead' patient

In a dramatic turnaraound, a Paris appeals court late Monday ordered doctors who began earlier in the day to remove vital medical assistance to a man who has remained in a vegetative state for ten years to resume his life support, ruling in favour of his parents and against a decision taken by both the hospital where he has been cared for and the wishes of his wife and several siblings.

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A French court has ordered doctors to resume life support for a quadriplegic man whose case has become central to the right-to-die debate in France, reports BBC News.