Coronavirus, fentanyl & Iran: a new silk route

Screenshot_20200302-080909

Back when there was no deaths outside Asia, I was reading a pamphlet at work for medical professionals about drugs of abuse and it talked about how people can get fentanyl from China and often travel there for it.
Then I thought maybe the travel restrictions will decrease fentanyl availability.  Then I thought, no, that’s naive.  I knew then that the virus was unlikely to stay contained to Asia.
Fast forward to the spikes of cases and deaths in Iran and Italy, and the presence of cases in the chain of countries between China and Iran, when the virus has tended not to strike third world countries otherwise.

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s