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Tennessee prisons see spike in fentanyl overdose deaths

Deadly overdoses have jumped more than eightfold in Tennessee prisons since the start of the pandemic. The spike in drug-related deaths follows a national trend — both behind bars and beyond them.

Samantha Max of WPLN reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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