Report: More 1.2 Million Opioid Overdose Deaths Expected In North America By 2029


According to the reports, more than 1.2 million more people across the region of North America are now expected for dying because of the overdose s of the opioid by the year 2029 if the dramatic interventions have not been taken for the purpose of preventing it.

The deaths associated from the overdose of all the drugs that is including opioids have been increased dramatically in the countries including Canada and the United States during the novel corona virus pandemic.

According to the report, which has been prepared by the Stanford-Lancet commission on the North American opioid crisis, has been a wide range of the analysis that has been seeking to highlight the recommendations based on the evidence to the opioid crisis.

The report is also predicting that, the number of the opioid overdoses is going to increase exponentially in the upcoming seven years, along with killing an additional 1.2 million people in the region of North America, and such figure is going to be representing a doubling of the numbers of deaths that had been seen over the past two decades.

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Keith Humphreys, head of the Stanford-Lancet Commission said, they are going to be continuing to have these kinds of the addiction outbreaks in the healthcare system of the commission, and the commission has also emphasized that, as the specific vulnerabilities in the regulation of the United States has accelerated the current problem.