With about 50 dead and 53 more hospitalized, Sunday's mass shooting at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub is considered the deadliest such incident in American history. The death toll outpaces that of attacks at Virginia Tech in 2007 and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, which killed 32 and 27 people, respectively.
Dr. Mike Cheatham, a surgeon at Orlando Regional Medical Center, where many of the injured have been taken for treatment, said he expects to see the number of deaths continue to rise.
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