Teenage fentanyl deaths are soaring

  • In this Nov. 30, 2021, photo, syringes and vials of Naloxone are shown during the media tour of the supervised drug injection site OnPoint, in New York. (Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Overdose deaths linked to synthetic opioids like fentanyl tripled among teenagers and went up five times among Black teens in the past two years, according to provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.