Let’s treat violence like a contagious disease
Gary Slutkin created one of the most successful anti-violence campaigns in recent history. But he’s not a police chief or a city mayor — he’s a doctor. He spent a decade treating AIDS, cholera and tuberculosis in Africa, and when he came home to the US, he saw a strange link: gun violence was spreading just like those diseases.
In his 2013 TEDMED talk, he explains how he helped curb gun violence by treating it like a disease. Watch it here »

Let’s treat violence like a contagious disease

Gary Slutkin created one of the most successful anti-violence campaigns in recent history. But he’s not a police chief or a city mayor — he’s a doctor. He spent a decade treating AIDS, cholera and tuberculosis in Africa, and when he came home to the US, he saw a strange link: gun violence was spreading just like those diseases.

In his 2013 TEDMED talk, he explains how he helped curb gun violence by treating it like a disease. Watch it here »

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