Should the U.S. Treat Gunshot Wounds Like a Disease?
In a city like Newark, N.J., it’s not uncommon for 25 gunshot victims to come into an E.R. in one night., according to Dr. Sampson Davis. “So you’re 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.