PBS NewsHour

St. Louis combats opioid overdoses in Black community

Clip: 08/16/2022 | 8m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

More Americans died from drug overdoses last year than ever before. And while deaths are up across nearly every demographic since the start of the pandemic, there’s been an especially alarming spike in overdose deaths among Black Americans. John Yang reports from St. Louis on the growing public health crisis.

Aired: 08/16/22

Rating: NR

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