Friday, October 22, 2021

Black Americans ‘Whitewashed’ From Opioid Epidemic

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*The opioid issue has largely been viewed as a white epidemic because whites still make up a large portion of overdose deaths, but the new data suggest the drugs are increasingly infiltrating the black community, with opioids being tainted by the deadly drug fentanyl, which has caused thousands of deaths in the U.S.

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Black Americans are increasingly dying from drug deaths, yet reports reveal that whites are still the center of the conversation surrounding the opioid epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that drug deaths for black Americans sharply climbed in urban communities by 41 percent compared to whites at 19 percent in its first numbers illustrating the 2016 deaths along geographic and racial lines, according to The New York…

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