Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017

Aug 23, 2018



Drug overdoses killed about 72,000 Americans last year, a record number that reflects a rise of around 10 percent, according to new preliminary estimates from the Centers for Disease Control. Read More

Sanger-Katz, Margot "Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017" The New York Times, 15 August 2018, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/upshot/opioids-overdose-deaths-rising-fentanyl.html

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