COVID-19 Turmoil Fuels Opioid Crisis: Expert

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
January 21, 2022NTD News Today

Now we have an update on the opioid crisis gripping the nation. In Wisconsin, Eau Claire County is set to receive a settlement of over $3 million. It’s part of a nationwide settlement against opioid producers. NTD spoke with Doctor Paul Christo to learn more about the opioid crisis. He’s a professor at Johns Hopkins Medicine and host of the radio show Aches and Gains. He says there is a link between the number of opioid overdose deaths and the COVID-19 pandemic.