澳门金沙官方平台网站入口:2018 preview: Opioids will kill tens of thousands more people

日期:2019-03-01 12:13:02 作者:谭前跄 阅读:

Scott Olson/Getty Images By Mallory Locklear Tens of thousands of people will die from opioid drug use next year, as the US epidemic worsens. It is thought there were more than 53,000 opioid-related deaths there in 2016. Official tallies won’t be released until next year, but a number of states – among them Missouri, Mississippi, Connecticut and Maryland – have already reported higher opioid-related death rates for 2017 than for 2016. While prescription painkillers have played a role in the epidemic, crackdowns mean many now get opioids on the street – including fentanyl,