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Fatal drug overdoses near record high in Illinois, CDC data shows

More Illinoisans have died from drug overdoses in the past year than ever before, according to the CDC. Experts attribute the increase to fentanyl and the pandemic. There were an estimated 100,306 fatal overdoses in the United States over the 12 months through April 2021 — the most ever reported in a 12-month period and […]