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Growing calls for the use of ski helmets to prevent injuries

There are growing calls for the use of helmets amongst skiers after one of the worst months ever for fatalities on Austria's ski slopes.

20 people have died so far this year alone, more than in the entire skiing season last winter.

As Bethany Bell reports from Semmering, in Austria, most victims suffered severe head injuries.

  • 21 Mar 2011
  • From the section Europe
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