Deaths from overdoses of fentanyl combined with stimulants increased more than 50 times between 2010 and 2021.
He fentanyl It has become an epidemic in the United States (USA), and unfortunately it reached a daycare in the Bronx, where a baby died after accidentally consuming it and three others remain hospitalized.
For this fact, the New York Police have arrested Grei Méndez De Ventura, owner of the “Divino Niño” daycare center located in the Bronx, and his neighbor Carlisto Acevedo Brito.
According to the hypothesis of the New York police, the children would have consumed it before their daily nap, because when the caregivers prepared to wake them up, some did not react. Faced with this alarming situation, they called the medical services, who were in charge of They were given Narcan, the antidote to counteract the effect of fentanyl, and then taken to the hospital.
Now Grei Méndez, owner of the “Divino Niño” daycare, and her neighbor face 11 charges, ranging from murder and involuntary manslaughter to causing serious injury and possession of narcotics.
During the inspection of the daycare, the Police found multiple drugs and a pill press. Added to this is the suspicion that Acevedo Brito, the neighbor of the owner of the kindergarten and who lived in a basement under the daycare, was dedicated to the manufacture and sale of narcotics.
Death toll from fentanyl overdoses on the rise
It should be noted that deaths from overdoses of fentanyl combined with stimulants in the United States increased more than 50 times between 2010 and 2021, going from 0.6% to 32.3% of deaths, indicates research published in the journal Addiction.
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