Opioid use, fentanyl deaths spike amid pandemic

By CALLAN TANSILL-SUDDATH Capital News Service Annapolis Bureau Preliminary data from 2020 reveals a dramatic increase in deaths linked with opioids in Maryland, particularly fentanyl; health officials blame the pandemic. The number of unintentional intoxication overdoses — those involving all drugs and alcohol — rose 18.7% to 2,773 in 2020 from 2,379 in 2019, according […]

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