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A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013....more

A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013....more

A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013....more

A view is seen of the entrance to the intensive care unit of the Hospital Evangelico where doctor Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of having intentionally killed up to 300 patients to free up hospital beds, in Curtiba, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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