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January 5, 2009 6:56 PM

Crisis takes toll on Gaza's seasoned doctors, medics

Shifa Hospital has long been crisis central for the Gaza Strip. In a seemingly endless series of conflicts, the wounded always come here. Even doctors seasoned in Gaza's many emergencies, however, are reeling from the scale and intensity of the latest Israeli assault, which has killed more than 550 Palestinians and injured 2,500 others in 10 days of fighting.

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