Xylazine, or “tranq,” that makes fentanyl even more lethal is hitting the streets of Chicago, and Narcan won’t save those who use it

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GARFIELD PARK Fentanyl’s death surge in Chicago has begun to slow, but the rise of another drug, xylazine, has officials worried that opioid deaths could skyrocket again. Chicago had the most fentanyl-related deaths in 2022, with the drug largely responsible for a spate of fatal opioid overdoses in recent years linked to 1,307 deaths in … Read more