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Drug overdose mortality rates by race, ethnicity before, during pandemic

JAMA Psychiatry

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers evaluated increases in drug overdose mortality rates in the United States by race and ethnicity before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: Joseph R. Friedman, M.P.H., of the University of California, Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

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