US: Can supervised injections of illegal drugs save lives?

Initiatives aim to reduce overdose deaths as the country faces of its worst drug epidemics in history.

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    The United States is in the midst of one of the worst drug epidemics in its history.

    Several cities in the US want to set up places where people can use illegal drugs under supervision in an attempt to reduce deaths.

     

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey takes a closer look at the issue from New York, where one initiative says it saved many lives by monitoring drug use.


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