Heroin town USA: Louisville is hit with 52 overdose cases in just 32 HOURS as opioid epidemic continues to ravage America

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Louisville, Kentucky, has become the latest American city to have experienced an alarming cluster of heroin overdoses, with 52 drug-related emergency calls coming in during 32 hours last week.

According to Louisville Metro Emergency Services, it was more than double the number of overdose calls that came in during the same time period the previous week.

The agency said the 911 calls started coming in at around midnight on Thursday and continued through 8am on Friday.

Alarming spike: Louisville Metro Emergency Services received 52 calls about heroin overdoses between midnight on Thursday and 8am on Friday, which was more than double the number of overdose calls that came in during the same time period the previous week

Alarming spike: Louisville Metro Emergency Services received 52 calls about heroin overdoses between midnight on Thursday and 8am on Friday, which was more than double the number of overdose calls that came in during the same time period the previous week

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