Government officials are reporting a huge uptick in overdose deaths due to the isolation and despair caused by the prolonged COVID-19 societal lockdown.
An official with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office says that the problem is worse than he has ever seen, with far more people turning to drugs throughout the pandemic.
“I think it’s an issue and it’s something that we are pulling out the stops and utilizing our people and our resources to try to combat,” Maj. John Budensiek said.
Maj. Budensiek’s office is trying to choke off of the supply so desperate individuals do not have the option to destroy their lives with dope during the pandemic, but it is an uphill battle.
“We know we’re in the middle of a pandemic. People are depressed, people are probably turning to drug and alcohol abuse and use more than they would before,” he said.
The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that the county has seen 138 overdoses and 28 drug overdose deaths this year so far. At this point in 2019, there were 90 drug overdoses and 14 drug overdose deaths. This is a 65 percent increase in overdoses and a 100 percent increase in overdose deaths year over year.
It is not just in Florida where overdoses are spiking. The American Medical Association released an issue brief earlier this month reporting that 35 states are reporting an increase in opioid-related deaths during a time in which usage rates were already near record highs.
“The AMA is greatly concerned by an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid-related mortality—particularly from illicitly manufactured fentanyl and fentanyl analogs. More than 35 states have reported increases in opioid-related mortality as well as ongoing concerns for those with a mental illness or substance use disorder in counties and other areas within the state,” they wrote in their brief urging state and federal officials to take action to curb this alarming trend.
Caroline Franklin, a clinical therapist at Retreat Behavioral Health in Lake Worth Beach, believes that the anxiety caused by the pandemic mixed with the additional free time is a combination that has many Americans turning to drugs in order to cope.
“I think a lot of this especially right now we are seeing is coming from COVID-19,” Franklin said. “I think the anxiety is increasing which then sometimes turns people towards drugs.”
“A huge portion of people are socially isolated. Whether they were working before or not, an increased amount of depression and anxiety is being seen right now,” she added. “Everyone being home and not having as much interaction with people that they consider their support people, people they care about, can be really detrimental.”
When President Donald Trump said that the cure must not be worse than the disease, this is exactly what he was talking about. The death total caused by the shutdown could be larger than the COVID-19 death total by the time this is all over.
Medical ‘Experts’ Claim COVID-19 Vaccine Tests are Safe Despite First Death in Clinical Trial
This vaccine may be deadly.
Big Pharma is doing damage control after a volunteer in a Brazilian COVID-19 vaccine trial died after being stuck with experimental shots.
A Brazilian health authority, Anvisa, has announced that a person had died while participating in AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine study. AstraZeneca’s stock took an immediate downturn as a result of the news. They are trying to downplay the news to protect their immense profits.
A spokesperson from AstraZeneca is claiming that “medical confidentiality and clinical trial regulations” prevents them from commenting on the volunteer’s death in specific terms. They added that ”[a]ll significant medical events are carefully assessed by trial investigators” and ”[t]hese assessments have not led to any concerns about continuation of the ongoing study.”
The academics in the pocket of Big Pharma are rushing to defend the vaccine trials as well. A University of Oxford spokesman claimed “there have been no concerns about safety of the clinical trial” in Brazil, despite the death.
“The independent review in addition to the Brazilian regulator have recommended that the trial should continue,” Oxford spokesperson Alexander Buxton said. So, it seems Big Pharma has investigated Big Pharma’s actions and found that Big Pharma did nothing wrong. What a shocker.
Big League Politics has reported extensively about the dangerousness of the frenzied push to develop a COVID-19 vaccine:
The early trials of the experimental COVID-19 vaccines are showing horrific side effects, including fever, headaches and sustained exhaustion as Big Pharma rushes to get them approved for the masses.
Pharmaceutical giants Moderna and Pfizer are already injecting these dangerous shots into patients, and many of the people involved are reporting terrible side effects. There are currently at least 41 COVID-19 vaccines that are undergoing human trials right now but only Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are currently in phase three of their trials. Regardless of the potential damage, these powerful corporations intend to have a vaccine approved for the public by the end of the year.
Tens of thousands of individuals are participating in these trials, with some receiving experimental drugs while others receive placebos. The pharmaceutical giants are underplaying the negative side effects in order to protect their cash cow. They stand to make billions, if not trillions, from the vaccines after the media has primed the masses with hysterical and irresponsible propaganda for months.
“No safety signals have been identified in the study,” Pfizer spokesperson Jerica Pitts said in an email. “As discussed earlier, safety and tolerability of our vaccine candidate are continuously monitored by Pfizer qualified personnel and a DMC, an independent external data monitoring committee, which has access to unblinded data.”
Even though they are suffering during the trials, the brainwashed saps who signed up to participate are still happy to be involved. 44-year-old biologist Luke Hutchison is happy to suffer to increase Big Pharma’s profit margins because he worships the golden calf of science and doesn’t care that his RNA will likely be altered permanently during the trials. Anything to help the technocracy take shape is the credo of the soulless globalist.
“I had a high degree of confidence it would work and I wanted to contribute to the solution,” Hutchison said.
Big Pharma and its lackeys has trillions of reasons to obfuscate the truth about the hazards regarding their experimental and unproven COVID-19 vaccines.
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