7/29/2009

Recent tests show that a new hospital in Sicily could collapse during an earthquake. The results prompted officials to order an evacuation of the 400-bed building, which is located in an earthquake zone. Authorities are investigating the construction of the building and allege that managers of a local construction company used substandard materials. Meanwhile, officials say hundreds of Italian hospitals have been constructed without regard to seismic risk.

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