6 countries in the Americas account for half of all global firearm deaths; Brazil and U.S. top the list

SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2018 – A new study reveals more than a quarter-million people died from firearm-related injuries in 2016, with half of those deaths occurring in only six countries in the Americas: Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and Guatemala. A part of the Global Burden of Disease, the study assesses firearm-related mortality […]