Video60 physicians and pharmacists charged in federal opioid prescription crackdown
Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera on the crackdown and the growing opioid crisis on ‘The Story.’
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump are scheduled to be in Atlanta on Wednesday to continue their efforts to combat the nation’s opioid crisis. Both are set to headline the 2019 Rx Drug Abuse Heroin Summit.
About 130 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose, Atlanta‘s FOX 5 reported, citing data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 70 percent of the 70,000 drug overdose deaths in 2017 also involved an opioid, the data show.
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But while Trump is coming with a hopeful message, some activists appear to be gearing up to protest his brief visit, possibly disrupting public transit and causing other inconveniences for the city’s residents.
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