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Brazilian doctor in court for killing patients to free up hospital beds

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A Brazilian doctor appeared in court after allegedly killing seven people to free up hospital beds, CNN reports.
Prosecutors said Dr. Virginia Helena Soares de Souza and her medical team gave patients muscle relaxers then reduced their oxygen supply causing asphyxia and death, the New York Daily News reports.
Three other doctors, three nurses, and a physiotherapist have also been charged with murder, the New York Daily News reports.
Prosecutors allege de Sousa pulled the plugs of patients against their and their families wishes, CNN reports
Investigators are looking into more than 300 other cases that could involve Sousa's wrongdoing, the New York Daily News reports.

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