An ambulance delivers a patient to a mobile emergency facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside on December 22. The tent, staffed by emergency and addictions physicians, was set up this month by the government health authority to help tackle the fentanyl crisis that killed 128 people in Canada’s British Columbia in November. Photo: AFP

The impoverished downtown of Vancouver is ground zero for deadly fentanyl overdose crisis

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An ambulance delivers a patient to a mobile emergency facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside on December 22. The tent, staffed by emergency and addictions physicians, was set up this month by the government health authority to help tackle the fentanyl crisis that killed 128 people in Canada’s British Columbia in November. Photo: AFP
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