Opioid overdoses skyrocket in the face of COVID-19 pandemic; stronger drugs, scarce treatment blamed

CHICAGO—Sweating in the heat of a late afternoon sun, Brandi biked up to a mobile drug treatment van in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood and asked for an assortment of needles. “Do you need Narcan?” Nikki Carter, an outreach worker, asked while leaning out the van’s window. “I have some, but […]