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US Launches War Against Opioid and Heroin Addiction


US Launches War Against Opioid and Heroin Addiction
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The U.S. is suffering through an unprecedented wave of opioid and prescription drug abuse. Every day, an average of 91 Americans die from an opioid-related overdose. In this special series, "America's Opioid Crisis," VOA examines the epidemic destroying lives and ravaging communities. VOA's Chris Simkins begins our series with a report on the magnitude of the problem.

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