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Almost Half of Injured Haitians Are Children

Almost Half of Injured Haitians Are Children
Navy Cmdr. Jerry Berman, left, Henri Ford, CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta and Lt. Cmdr. Kathryn Berndt perform surgery on a Haitian girl with a severe head injury aboard the USS Vinson.

A statistical study by a specialist group at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and USC indicates that the victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake include an extraordinarily high number of children — more than 110,000, nearly half of the estimated total.