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CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE CLOSURE: UPDATES, RESOURCES, AND CONTEXT

American drug overdose deaths reach historic record

More than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States during the 12-month period ending April 2021, according to new date from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Brian Mann
Brian Mann is NPR's first national addiction correspondent. He also covers breaking news in the U.S. and around the world.