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HomeVideoWhat's driving the dramatic rise in alcohol-related deaths during the pandemic?

What’s driving the dramatic rise in alcohol-related deaths during the pandemic?


During the first year of the pandemic, alcohol-related deaths increased dramatically by 25 percent, according to a new study. In 2020, deaths jumped from about 79,000 a year to 99,000, with the spike seen across all drinking-age groups. Katherine Keyes, an epidemiologist at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, joins William Brangham to discuss.

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