Ohio health leaders meet to discuss pandemic's role in rising overdose deaths

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OHIO, USA — From March 2020 to March 2021, more than 96,000 drug overdose deaths were reported in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s a record high for a 12-month period.

Now, some of the state's health leaders are sounding the alarm when it comes to opioid overdoses - calling it the 'Epidemic within the Pandemic'.

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