US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

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Experts are using words like devastating and terrible to describe the number of Americans who are dying from drug overdoses drug overdoses now surpassed deaths from car crashes guns and even flu and pneumonia about one hundred thousand Americans died of drug overdoses in the year ending in April of twenty twenty one according to the CDC that's a never before seen tragic milestone the top two reasons the coveted pandemic which left many people socially isolated and the availability of the highly lethal fentanyl which drug dealers are mixing with other drugs say health experts twenty twenty one says one drug policy expert is going to be terrible I'm Rita folate

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