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The Lazarus phenomenon: when the dead return to life

Tom Sewe Nairobi, Kenya   Photo by G√ľnter Valda on Unsplash It is a few minutes after 2 AM. A middle-aged woman lays motionless on a table in a hospital emergency department with tubes protruding from multiple orifices. The relentless cardiac monitor screams its flat-line signal as the code-blue team pants, scrubs clinging to their […]