Archived Report: August 5 - August 11, 2019
Health Topic: Opioids
Weekly Report: August 5 - August 11, 2019
Weekly Insights
Past week’s media data around opioids showed the following trends:
• A politically-motivated tweet went viral, pointing out the average numbers of deaths per day in the U.S., including from opioids. The tweet was intended to join the debate on gun control with a comparison of other death rates.
• Actions to combat the opioid epidemic were highlighted, including the failure of a U.S. funded program to curb opioid addiction in Afghanistan, and a new $9 million federal grant to fight opioid addiction in Kentucky.
• News outlets focused on two major drug seizures, including a Nebraska police officer involved in the second largest seizure of fentanyl in U.S. history, and the UK's largest heroin seizure.

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Most Influential Authors
1 Reuters Top News
2 CNN
3 The New York TImes
4 The Washington Post
5 The Wall Street Journal
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