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‘Cries for help’: Drug overdoses are soaring during the coronavirus pandemic

Washington Post Suspected overdoses nationally jumped 18 percent in March, 29 percent in April and 42 percent in May, data from ambulance teams, hospitals and police shows. "Nationwide, federal and local officials are reporting alarming…
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Innocent Prisoners Are Going to Die of the Coronavirus

Once the virus gets inside prison doors, "it will go through the prison like a hot knife through butter," said Rich, the Brown professor. Soon enough, transmission will run in the other direction. As prisoners are infected, they will infect the otherwise healthy staff, who return to their families...
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We must release prisoners to lessen the spread of coronavirus

Unless government officials act now, the novel coronavirus will spread rapidly in our jails and prisons, endangering not only prisoners and corrections workers but the general public as well.

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