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Tablets believed to be laced with fentanyl are displayed at the Drug Enforcement Administration Northeast Regional Laboratory on October 8, 2019 in New York. - According to US government data, about 32,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2018. That accounts for 46 percent of all fatal overdoses. Fentanyl, a powerful painkiller approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for a range of conditions, has been central to the American opioid crisis which began in the late 1990s. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP) (Photo by DON EMMERT/AFP via Getty Images)

Texas, Colo. authorities warn of spike in fentanyl overdoses

The Drug Enforcement Administration in El Paso, Texas has warned of a possible surge in drug overdoses. According to the agency, nine patients were taken to local hospitals after experiencing signs of overdoses over a span of around 36-hours last week. Additionally, El Paso police reported two people died from an accidental overdose last month.


Only a few scoops are left in her next to last can, as Yury Navas, 29, of Laurel, Md., feeds her infant son, Jose Ismael Gálvez, 2 months, with the only formula he can take without digestive issues, Enfamil Infant, from her dwindling supply of formula at their apartment in Laurel, Md., Monday, May 23, 2022. After this day's feedings she will be down to their last 12.5 ounce container of formula. Navas doesn't know why her breastmilk didn't come in for her third baby and has tried many brands of formula before finding the one kind that he could tolerate well, which she now says is practically impossible for her to find. To stretch her last can she will sometimes give the baby the water from cooking rice to sate his hunger. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Baby formula shortage rate jumps to 70%

The baby formula out of stock rate has jumped to 70 percent. That’s according to recent retail data firm Datasembly, which found the national spike to be more extreme in certain cities and states for the week ending May 21.






Baby Formula Shortage: What the FDA isn’t telling you

House Republicans are demanding a plan of action from the Biden administration to fix the baby formula shortages. Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) posted a video on Facebook in which she explained the administration is sending pallets of baby formula to detention facilities at the border while parents nationwide are unable to find any formula.

Congressional candidate in New York’s Third District, George Santos joined OAN’s Alicia Summers to discuss what the FDA is not telling you.