Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen wouldn't comment on the specific case but says front-line providers must be alerted to the possibility of patients in withdrawal and overdose.
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"This doesn't make any sense," Wen said. "Naloxone is a generic medication. . It's available on the pennies in other countries. Why is it that at the time of a public health emergency, we are priced out of our ability to save lives?"
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