Spike in U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths During COVID-19

OVERDOSE DEATHS SPIKED AFTER START OF THE PANDEMIC, DRIVEN BY SYNTHETIC OPIOIDS LIKE FENTANYL


The commonwealth Fund website reports that "...overdose deaths increased in almost every state; 24 states and the District of Columbia had an estimated increase of at least 30 percent, and the overall U.S. total increased by 33 percent."


Read the article online here:

https://www.commonwealthfund.org/blog/2021/spike-drug-overdose-deaths-during-covid-19-pandemic-and-policy-options-move-forward

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