Fentanyl was involved in a record 93,000 US drug overdoses in the past year, according to a report. Photo: Reuters
Fentanyl was involved in a record 93,000 US drug overdoses in the past year, according to a report. Photo: Reuters

China rejects blame for sharp rise in US fentanyl overdoses

  • Chinese embassy in Washington blasts congressional report finding that Beijing has failed to stop synthetic opioid reaching US
  • Report’s claim that China is sending raw materials for the drug to Mexico is ‘irresponsible and utterly false’

Topic |   US-China relations
Fentanyl was involved in a record 93,000 US drug overdoses in the past year, according to a report. Photo: Reuters
Fentanyl was involved in a record 93,000 US drug overdoses in the past year, according to a report. Photo: Reuters
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