“Stunning Numbers” — Record Number Of Americans Died From Drug Overdoses During Pandemic, Driven By Fentanyl

The CDC released data on drug overdose deaths Wednesday, and the organization found that the total for 2020 soared 30% to a record 93,331 in the virus pandemic year of 2020 than the prior year. About 93,331 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, per the CDC data. That’s compared with 72,000 from 2019, the previous record high, the CDC reports.

“Stunning Numbers” — Record Number Of Americans Died From Drug Overdoses During Pandemic, Driven By Fentanyl