Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap, report says
Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering in part because of a huge gap in pain relief: The U.S. may be awash in opioid painkillers, but they’re rare or unavailable in dozens of poor countries, says a new report.
No access to morphine leads to the deaths of 26 million people a year, report says
US Opioid Epidemic: While America Pops Pills, Developing Countries Suffer in Pain
Researchers Alarmed at ‘Pain Gap’ Between Rich, Poor Countries