- The United States was already battling drug overdose deaths, with the epidemic exacerbating the situation.
- In the United States, painkillers are the leading cause of death from overdose
- Illegally sold in large quantities fentanyl pain killer is now mixed with drugs: Expert
WASHINGTON: Drug overdoses have killed more than 93,000 people in the United States, not in the global cholera epidemic. The U.S. government released the figures on Wednesday. These figures are from last year, when the superpower America fell into it at the beginning of the global epidemic. The figure is the highest ever, according to the U.S. government.
“This is the biggest casualty case,” said Brandon Marshall of Brown University, which monitors drug cases in the United States. The Corona epidemic has exacerbated the crisis, where the country has already struggled with drug overdose deaths.
U.S. experts on the issue say sanctions linked to lockdowns and epidemics have left drug addicts alone, making it difficult for them to treat themselves.
There was a time when overdose
was the leading cause of death in the United States, but gradually heroin and now fentanyl have replaced it. Pain management medicine Fentanyl was designed to relieve the horrible pain that occurs during cancer and other such deadly diseases, but is now being sold illegally in large quantities and mixed with drugs.
Prof. of Syracuse University who studied the issue of drug overdose. “Overdoses are causing more deaths,” says Shannon Monat. He also claimed that most of the growing population in America is contaminated with fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine.
He said there was not enough evidence to show how many Americans began taking drugs last year, but that the increase in deaths was due to long-term drug addiction. Those who have been consuming caffeine for a long time.