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Elena Popa’s research is part of project No. 2021/43/P/HS1/02997, co-funded by the National Science Centre and the European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 945339.
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Popa, E., Zawiła-Niedźwiecki, J. & Zabdyr-Jamróz, M. Policy change without ethical analysis? Commentary on the publication of Smajdor. Theor Med Bioeth 44, 379–385 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11017-023-09631-5