Child vaccination rates dipped into dangerous territory during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, when schools were shuttered, and most doctors were only seeing emergency patients.
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Monday Number: A Closer Look at the Mounting Toll of Fentanyl on the Nation’s Youth
Last year, Policy Watch delved into the epidemic within the opioid epidemic: the terrifying rise of synthetic opioid fentanyl and staggering number of deaths it has caused in North Carolina and across the country.
Report: Drug Overdoses Climb in North Carolina, Nationwide
More North Carolinians are struggling with substance-use disorders, according to the latest America’s Health Rankings Report.
Monday Numbers: A Closer Look at COVID Exhaustion and How it’s Affecting our Response to the Pandemic
The latest poll results from the the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index show that Americans are exhausted with COVID-19 and its variants, with a majority saying they don’t believe they will ever be rid of the virus in their lifetimes.