A man carries the lifeless body of a child to an emergency room at Shifa Hospital. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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In the heart of Gaza City, as its citizens again find themselves under fire from Israeli airstrikes and artillery, the wounded and their wailing families stream into Shifa Hospital without end. Shifa, Gaza's largest hospital, only has an 11-bed emergency room and six operating theaters.Many, including the most serious cases, end up at Shifa.Choosing who gets treated first is gut-wrenching, says Dr. Allam Nayef, who works in one of Shifa's intensive care units.Nayef and his colleagues work 24-hour shifts.Working at Shifa Hospital requires ingenuity.Gilbert, the Norwegian volunteer helps out at Shifa several times a year.Gilbert, 67, is currently the only foreign doctor at Shifa.
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