Deaths linked to excessive drinking surged during COVID-19 pandemic: CDC - The Hill

According to the CDC, excessive alcohol drinking drove about 488 deaths per day during the pandemic. The CDC released a report showing alcohol-related deaths increased by 26% during the pandemic. The CDC report showed that alcohol-related deaths increased for all age groups and in every ethnicity and gender. The report's leading author concludes that the excessive alcohol drinking is due to a combination of stress, anxiety, and increased alcohol retail availability. Deaths linked to excessive drinking surged during COVID-19 pandemic: CDC - The Hill

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