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93,000 Drug Overdose Deaths Highlight Another Toll of the Pandemic 2021-07-15
45 minutes Posted Jul 15, 2021 at 9:00 am.
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93,000 Drug Overdose Deaths Highlight Another Toll of the Pandemic

On Wednesday, the CDC released data showing that more than 93,000 people in the U.S. died from drug overdoses in 2020.

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