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S Afr Med J. 2016 May 19;106(6):19. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i6.11034.

Gun control saves lives.

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South African Medical Research Council Burden of Disease Research Unit, Cape Town, South Africa; School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa. richard.matzopoulos@mrc.ac.za.

Abstract

Reducing firearm mortality by means of stricter gun control is one of the most important short- to medium-term measures to address the burden of violence in South Africa, while longer-term interventions and policy measures take effect.

PMID:
27245735
DOI:
10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i6.11034
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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