Brazil 2002.
A body of a death man in the emergency room of the Clinicas hospital.
BRAZIL 2002

Every month 15,000 BraziliansÊcross the door of "Clinicas" in S‹o Paulo, the biggest Emergency Room in the south emisphere.  It is one of most heavily attended hospitals in the world.
In the Emergency Medical Center of "Clinicas", 80% of patients are trauma victims, 75% of them have been involved in traffic accidents, 20% have been wounded by fire-arms, and 5% by any other type of perforating weapon.
Traumatic accidents are one of the most serious problems in Brazil, killing thousands of people every year.  It is the third leading cause of deathÊin the country.  City traffic in Sao Paulo accounts for 25% of all deaths.
However, violence is the biggest killer in Brazil: 32% of people die from assault, robberies, and traffic fighting.  In Sao Paulo 50% of people die from murder.
PHOTO BY GIUSEPPE BIZZARRI
 (image by Giuseppe Bizzarri)
Brazil 2002. A body of a death man in the emergency room of the Clinicas hospital. BRAZIL 2002 Every month 15,000 BraziliansÊcross the door of "Clinicas" in S‹o Paulo, the biggest Emergency Room in the south emisphere. It is one of most heavily attended hospitals in the world. In the Emergency Medical Center of "Clinicas", 80% of patients are trauma victims, 75% of them have been involved in traffic accidents, 20% have been wounded by fire-arms, and 5% by any other type of perforating weapon. Traumatic accidents are one of the most serious problems in Brazil, killing thousands of people every year. It is the third leading cause of deathÊin the country. City traffic in Sao Paulo accounts for 25% of all deaths. However, violence is the biggest killer in Brazil: 32% of people die from assault, robberies, and traffic fighting. In Sao Paulo 50% of people die from murder. PHOTO BY GIUSEPPE BIZZARRI
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