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Opioid deaths “reaching record levels” in last 3 months: Alberta

More Albertans have died from opioids since April than COVID-19, a new report shows. On Wednesday, the Alberta COVID-19 Response Surveillence Report said from April to June, 301 individuals died of unintentional opioid poisoning, with a total of 449 people dying this year alone. That’s an increase of over a 100 deaths from the same timeframe as 2019, and dwarfs …

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