加裏•斯拉金

像治療傳染病那樣處理暴力事件

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加裏•斯拉金醫生用了十年多的時間在非洲防治結核病、霍亂和艾滋病等傳染病。回到美國後, 他以為自己已經從殘酷的傳染病死亡中脫身。當他開始認真研究槍支犯罪時,他發現暴力的蔓延模式和感染性疾病的擴散模式相似。這是一個對很多社區所無奈接受的暴力問題的全新視角。斯拉金醫生說,我們已經成功地防止了很多疾病,我們對暴力事件也可以這樣做。

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Gary Slutkin · Epidemiologist

Could our culture have misdiagnosed violence? As the director of the initiative Cure Violence, Gary Slutkin approaches gunfire on neighborhood streets as a contagious disease, looking to science and public health for strategies to stop it.

Could our culture have misdiagnosed violence? As the director of the initiative Cure Violence, Gary Slutkin approaches gunfire on neighborhood streets as a contagious disease, looking to science and public health for strategies to stop it.