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CDC: Gun homicides increased 35% in 2020, hit highest rate in 25 years

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The US firearm homicide rate in 2020 was the highest recorded since 1994. Between 2019 and 2020, the overall homicide rate increased about 35%, the CDC says. The CDC's findings on the homicide rate tracks closely with the FBI's 2020 Uniform Crime Report. The FBI's data shows a 29.4% increase in homicides from 2019 to 2020.
7 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. gun deaths surged 35% in 2020, higher for Black people - CDC

The rate of U.S. gun deaths surged 35% in 2020 to the highest point since 1994, with especially deadly levels for young Black men, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report published on Tuesday.

7 months ago·United Kingdom
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U.S. gun deaths surged 35 per cent in 2020, higher for Black people: CDC

The rate of U.S. gun deaths surged 35 per cent in 2020 to the highest point since 1994, with especially deadly levels for young Black men, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report published on Tuesday.

7 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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US Has The Highest Rate Of Gun-related Deaths In More Than 25 Years, New CDC Data Shows

(CNN) — Far too often, Dr. Debra Houry found herself covered in blood.As an emergency physician in the United States for about 20 years, Houry said, it was a “frequent occurrence” to treat young men in the emergency room for gunshot wounds. They often would “bleed out” on her as she was resuscitating them.Then she would search the hospital for a clean white coat to wear “so that I’d look respectable and presentable to talk to their families — or…

7 months ago·United States
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Gun homicides spiked 35% during the first year of the pandemic, CDC says

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US has the highest rate of gun-related deaths in more than 25 years, new CDC data shows | CNN

The US firearm homicide rate in 2020 was the highest recorded since 1994, according to data published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

7 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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CDC reports gun homicides spiked during pandemic, delves into gun-violence studies after long freeze

The gun-homicide rate jumped by a whopping 35% in 2020 against the backdrop of the pandemic while gun-involved suicides remained steady but alarmingly high, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report Tuesday.

7 months ago·Washington, United States
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