Opioids were responsible for more than 33,000 American deaths in 2015, according to US authorities. Photo: AFP

US opioid crisis must be tackled, says Beijing as it cracks down on deadly Chinese fentanyl labs

China’s drug agency promises joint effort after Donald Trump’s claim that cheap Chinese-made fentanyl was partly to blame for its use in the US

Topic |   Fentanyl and other opioids

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Opioids were responsible for more than 33,000 American deaths in 2015, according to US authorities. Photo: AFP
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