Mexico – “Two men were found seriously injured under a bridge, someone had probably beaten them”: why medical students risk their lives for a diploma

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An ambulance in Cancun: Many doctors in Mexico suffer from violent attacks.

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“In the night of January 1, 2022, we received a call from paramedics,” recalls medical student Octavio Gómez. “Two men were found seriously injured under a bridge, someone must have beaten them.” The suspicion that they were somehow involved with drug cartels had deadly consequences for one of the two men.