US overdose deaths hit record 100,000 in a year, driven by fentanyl use and the coronavirus pandemic

An estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health officials say is tied to the Covid-19 pandemic and a more dangerous drug supply.Overdose deaths have been rising for more than two decades, accelerated in the past two years and, according to new data posted Wednesday, jumped nearly 30 per cent in the latest year.Experts believe the top drivers are the growing prevalence of deadly fentanyl in the illicit drug supply and the pandemic,…

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