Yukon doctors urge tough response to fentanyl ‘crisis’ – North

An emergency room doctor is speaking out for the first time about fentanyl use in Yukon, something the territory’s top doctor is calling an “opioid crisis.” Dr. Rao Tadepalli, an ER physician at Whitehorse General Hospital, says doctors there are seeing an average of one to two fentanyl-related emergencies each week. He is raising the alarm, saying more needs to …