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Doctor: Opiate epidemic expected to be worse in 2020

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the U.S., the opiate epidemic is still raging. Nearly 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Paul Christo with John Hopkins Hospital said it looks as if 2020 will be worse. Get the full story in the video above.

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