Estimate of Iraqis Killed Much Higher than Previous Reports A report released by researchers at Johns Hopkins University appeared this week in the online edition of The Lancet, a leading British medical journal. The researchers estimated that 654,000 more Iraqis died of various causes after the invasion than would have died in a comparable period before.
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Estimate of Iraqis Killed Much Higher than Previous Reports

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Estimate of Iraqis Killed Much Higher than Previous Reports

Estimate of Iraqis Killed Much Higher than Previous Reports

Estimate of Iraqis Killed Much Higher than Previous Reports

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A report released by researchers at Johns Hopkins University appeared this week in the online edition of The Lancet, a leading British medical journal. The researchers estimated that 654,000 more Iraqis died of various causes after the invasion than would have died in a comparable period before.

Guest:

Jonathan Bor, medical reporter for The Baltimore Sun

Dr. Gilbert Burnham, co-director of the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response at Johns Hopkins University; lead author of the study