Warm Days Are Contributing to US Gun Violence Surge

Led by our partnering faculty, Jonathan Jay, a new study provides a first-of-its-kind analysis of heat-attributable shootings as a nationwide problem. Published in the journal JAMA Network Open, the study found a consistent relationship between higher temperatures and higher risk of shootings in 100 of the country’s most populated cities.

Read the SPH highlight here or the full paper here.

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