February 24 2020 10:18pm

Health Matters: Nearly three people a day die from illicit drug overdoses in B.C.in 2019

The number of drug deaths in B.C. is showing a sharp decrease but health officials are warning us not to become complacent. Nearly a thousand people died from an overdose in 2019 – a third less than the year before – but as Rumina Daya reports, it’s nearly the same number as when the provincial health emergency was first declared.

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