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PBS NEWSHOUR

Should the U.S. Treat Gunshot Wounds Like a Disease?

  • Aired: 03/22/2013
  • 03:51
  • Rating: E
In a city like Newark, N.J., its not uncommon for 25 gunshot victims to come into an E.R. in one night., according to Dr. Sampson Davis. So youre looking at millions and millions and millions of dollars spent, by tax-payers, in order to take care of them, he said. Davis recently sat down with the PBS NewsHour to explain why he thinks the problem needs to be tackled like a disease.
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Dr. Sampson Davis explains why he thinks gun violence needs to be tackled like a disease.
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