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Med’s Ryan Marino discusses lack of awareness about fentanyl and Narcan

How fentanyl kills—and how Narcan saves lives
National GeographicRyan Marino, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, discussed the misconceptions about naloxone and lack of awareness about fentanyl, the drug driving the ongoing opioid overdose epidemic. “When it comes to the unregulated supply on the black market, there aren’t any purification standards, so very small mistakes mean big differences in effects,” Marino said.