Tainted Batch of Heroin Blamed for Deaths

Police in central Pennsylvania warn drug users of bags branded "Theraflu" after a rash of overdoses.
3:00 | 01/27/14

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Bad batch of heroin is killing in Pittsburgh. And the city is sounding the alarm they see more than 250. Drug deaths a year that there were over fourteen heroin overdose -- just this week. The culprit are these tiny bags. Some labeled there -- flew with traces of fentanyl found in them and when mixed with heroin the drug is ten to 100 times more potent. So strong that the mayor delivered a very direct warning. Basically you take it. You're gonna die and we need to get the message out to those and our community that are recovery in those that are addicted. The community is also telling people to get to the ER immediately. If they know -- is in their system.

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