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Baltimore Leads Major US Cities in Overdose Deaths

Posted on AllSides May 23rd, 2024
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Baltimore leads the country's major cities in fatal overdoses according to a new study from The New York Times and The Baltimore Banner that examines the city's death rate from 2018 to 2022. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 6,000 people in Baltimore, a city with a population of about 570,000 people, died from a fatal drug overdose from 2018 to 2022 for a rate of 170 fatal overdose deaths per 100,000 people, almost double the rate of the two major cities with the...

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