Senator Joe Manchin and other Senators contact CDC to help with overdose deaths

Senator Joe Manchin and other Senators contact CDC to help with overdose deaths


U.S. Senator Joe Manchin joined a bipartisan group of Senators in urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide more resources and better support for forensic medicine practitioners as overdose deaths in the United States overwhelm medical examiners, coroners, and toxicologists. The letter presses CDC on how it plans to ensure the forensic medicine community has the tools and support it needs to collect and share data to better understand, predict, prevent, and treat the addiction crisis.



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