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US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

This photo provided by Nancy Sack shows from left, Kim Gustavson, Matthew Gustavson, Isaac Gustavson , Travis Gustavson, and Carter Lange. Nancy Sack's grandson, Travis Gustavson, died at age 21 in Mankato after overdosing on what he thought was heroin but was actually laced with fentanyl. (Katie Tettam/Nancy Sack via AP)

“Experts believe the top drivers are the growing prevalence of deadly fentanyl in the illicit drug supply and the COVID-19 pandemic, which left many drug users socially isolated and unable to get treatment or other support.”

US overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

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