Mortes por overdose sobem quase 30% num ano nos EUA
July 15, 2021 -
Um número recorde de americanos morreu de sobredosagem de drogas
no ano passado, subindo quase 30% para mais de 90.000 óbitos, segundo um novo relatório do CDC.
Drug overdose deaths in the United States rose by 29.4% in 2020, according to a new report by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics.
An estimated 93,331 drug overdose deaths were reported in 2020 up from 72,151 estimated fatalities the year before.
Overdose deaths from opioids rose 37% in 12 months, to 69,710, largely fuelled by synthetic opioids like fentanyl and semi-synthetic opioids such as prescription painkillers.