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Drug Overdoses Increased During Pandemic: Have ‘Safe’ Injection Sites Made a Difference?

Spencer Platt
A man pauses under a mural in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood, which has become one of the largest open-air heroin markets in the United States, on July 19, 2021.

While recognizing the need for creative solutions to curb drug abuse, Catholic medical ethicists have raised moral and practical objections to the new focus on ‘harm reduction.’