Does violence spread like a disease? Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin of Cure Violence says the issue has been misdiagnosed, and instead created science-based strategies that aim to stop violence before it erupts. Check out his presentation from TEDMED 2013; including the Q&A portion on how the spread of violence can be interrupted, much the same was as we stop a communicable disease.
Gary Slutkin at TEDMED 2013
Gary Slutkin Q&A at TEDMED 2013