Discovery of deadly opioid in US wastewater bodes ill

By Savannah Meacham
Updated February 23 2024 - 6:00pm, first published 5:56pm
In a worrying development, a drug more deadly than fentanyl has been found in US wastewater. (AP PHOTO)
In a worrying development, a drug more deadly than fentanyl has been found in US wastewater. (AP PHOTO)

A deadly synthetic drug more potent than heroin has been detected by Australian scientists in US wastewater for the first time.

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