Fauci ties gun violence to a public well being problem


Dr. Anthony Fauci, the highest illness professional within the U.S., tied gun violence to public well being within the nation throughout an interview Sunday after a current spate of mass shootings.

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Fauci was a visitor on CNN’s “State of the Union,” and the host, Dana Bash requested him his opinion on gun violence, which she described as “one other epidemic” within the U.S.

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“If you see individuals getting killed, I imply, on this final month, it’s simply been horrifying what’s occurred. How are you going to say that’s not a public well being problem?”

The U.S. skilled a major drop in mass shootings in 2020, the nation has already absorbed a number of incidents, most not too long ago on Thursday in Indianapolis at a FedEx facility the place eight individuals have been killed. President Biden referred to the shootings as an “epidemic and a world embarrassment.”

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Biden additionally referred to as gun violence a “public well being disaster” when he introduced final week a set of govt actions and proposals on gun management. He insisted the actions don’t contravene Second Modification rights.

Fox Information’ Tyler Olson and the Related Press contributed to this report

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