Sharp Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths Is A Symptom Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

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Dr Kim Dennis on CBS News tonight. The connection between a rise in Opiate deaths and Covid. Isolation is indeed a killer. We know this. Our patients know this. Remember physical isolation does not have to mean social isolation. We need to stay connected.

For health experts a worst fear has come true — alarming numbers out of Cook County show a sharp spike in overdose deaths from opioids. Those on the front lines of the crisis call it yet another indirect symptom of coronavirus and the effects of quarantine.

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