opioid crisis

The U.S. Had a Record Number of Overdose Deaths Last Year

The U.S. Had a Record Number of Overdose Deaths Last Year

The covid-19 pandemic isn’t the only public health crisis the U.S. is currently dealing with, as new government data released this week illustrates. In 2019, there were nearly 71,000 deaths attributed to drug overdose, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the highest yearly number to date. And…