The life saving anti-overdose drug Naloxone faces a nationwide shortage

By Sophia Ramirez

Overdose deaths in the U.S. hit an all-time high last year, an increase associated with the pandemic and synthetic opioids like fentanyl.

Fortunately, there’s a drug to reverse opioid overdoses. Unfortunately, there’s a nationwide shortage. The medication is Naloxone, name brand Narcan.

Sophia Ramirez  has more on the distribution of Narcan in Orange County, and the crucial role it can play — if you have it.


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