Fentanyl: Killing more Americans than COVID-19

Fentanyl and opioid medical crisis in United States of America concept

2/14/22 – For the average American family, conversations about COVID-19 occur daily. But how often do you find yourself talking about the drug crisis? Drug poisoning killed nearly 92,000 Americans in 2020, and fentanyl — a synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine — along with other synthetic opioids, accounted for more than half of those deaths — over 56,000. Uttam Dhillon and James Carroll discuss fentanyl-related substances overdoses in Newsweek.

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