Karen DeSalvo

Karen DeSalvo1 post
19 Dec, 2012

Esquire interview


DeSalvo talks about taking a public health approach to violence in an interview with Esquire Magazine.

We have a public-health approach to violence in New Orleans. We believe that violence is a transmissible thing, just the way a disease is. You have a source population, and a means of transmission — that would be the gun — and you have a susceptible population, into which the violence is transmitted.

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