Treat violence like it’s a contagious disease | ideas.ted.com

Dr. Gary Slutkin fought contagious disease epidemics in Africa for most his career. He returned to the USA he was soon shocked by the epidemic he encountered at home: brutal deaths caused by gun violence. Upon closer look, he recognized the patterns. In this critical 2013 TEDMED talk, Slutkin offered a powerful new conceptualization for gun violence, and how it could be stopped.