Mapping the spread of America's drug overdose epidemic

Overdoses kill more Americans than car crashes or guns. Drug overdoses killed 47,000 people in the US in 2014, the latest year for which data is available. That’s 130 deaths per day, on average. The majority of those deaths – 29,000, or 80 per day – involved an opioid.

mapping the spread of America's drug overdose epidemic


Via theguardian.com
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