Toronto sees record five suspected opioid overdose deaths in one day

Toronto Public Health has issued a drug alert after a new single-day record was set with five suspected opioid overdose deaths. Between May 2 and May 6, TPH said Toronto Paramedic Services responded to 13 fatal suspected opioid-related overdose calls, including the five fatalities on Wednesday. The health unit noted

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Record 38 people died of opioid overdose in Toronto in January

The city set a grim new record in January after 38 people died due to a suspected opioid overdose, Toronto Public Health said Friday. TPH confirmed that Toronto Paramedic Services responded to 38 calls for suspected opioid overdose deaths last month, which prompted a drug alert to be issued. “This

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