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Experts: Gun Violence is Public Health Crisis in USi
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September 19, 2013 12:12 AM
Gun violence in the United States has claimed the lives of more than 30,000 men, women and children in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Doctors and public health specialists say gun violence is at epidemic levels, calling it a major public health threat. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.

Experts: Gun Violence is Public Health Crisis in US

Published September 18, 2013

Gun violence in the United States has claimed the lives of more than 30,000 men, women and children in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Doctors and public health specialists say gun violence is at epidemic levels, calling it a major public health threat. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.


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