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Cure violence treats violence like a contagious disease

What happens when we think of violence as a contagious disease? Cure Violence uses data surveys from infectious outbreaks to treat violence the same way we treat illnesses.

By Nate Clark

| Updated August 2, 2020

What happens when we think of violence as a contagious disease? Cure Violence uses data surveys from infectious outbreaks to treat violence the same way we treat illnesses, like tuberculosis, HIV, etc. They use these same models to combat violence by “1) Interrupting transmission of the disease. 2) Reducing the risk of the highest risk. and 3) Changing community norms.”
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Nate Clark has been making content for the Internet since 1921. He's best known as a musical comedian performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in Los Angeles, a fitness enthusiast and author, and as a voice talent for lots of stuff. He's also a filmmaker, and has directed content for brands including Louis Vuitton, FENDI, The New York Times, Breeders' Cup, and many more. He lives in West Hollywood, CA, but he doesn't like visitors.