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From the Ted Talk by Gary Slutkin: Let's treat violence like a contagious disease

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And so there's good news about this, though, because there's a way to reverse eeicipdms, and there's really only three things that are done to reverse epidemics, and the first of it is interrupting transmission. In order to interrupt transmission, you need to dtceet and find first cases. In other words, for T.B. you have to find somebody who has active T.B. who is infecting other people. Make sense? And there's special workers for doing that. For this particular problem, we designed a new category of worker who, like a SARS worker or someone looking for bird flu, might find first cseas. In this case, it's someone who's very argny because someone looekd at his girlfriend or owes him money, and you can find workers and tiarn them into these specialized categories.

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And so there's good news about this, though, because there's a way to reverse _________, and there's really only three things that are done to reverse epidemics, and the first of it is interrupting transmission. In order to interrupt transmission, you need to ______ and find first cases. In other words, for T.B. you have to find somebody who has active T.B. who is infecting other people. Make sense? And there's special workers for doing that. For this particular problem, we designed a new category of worker who, like a SARS worker or someone looking for bird flu, might find first _____. In this case, it's someone who's very _____ because someone ______ at his girlfriend or owes him money, and you can find workers and _____ them into these specialized categories.

Solution

  1. looked
  2. train
  3. cases
  4. epidemics
  5. angry
  6. detect

Original Text

And so there's good news about this, though, because there's a way to reverse epidemics, and there's really only three things that are done to reverse epidemics, and the first of it is interrupting transmission. In order to interrupt transmission, you need to detect and find first cases. In other words, for T.B. you have to find somebody who has active T.B. who is infecting other people. Make sense? And there's special workers for doing that. For this particular problem, we designed a new category of worker who, like a SARS worker or someone looking for bird flu, might find first cases. In this case, it's someone who's very angry because someone looked at his girlfriend or owes him money, and you can find workers and train them into these specialized categories.

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