Opium Demand Jumps as Desperate Afghan Villagers Seek Covid Cure
Ghulam Abdul processes raw opium at a mud-hut lab in Dawlatabad district, Afghanistan. (Photographer: Eltaf Najafizada/Bloomberg)

Opium Demand Jumps as Desperate Afghan Villagers Seek Covid Cure

(Bloomberg) -- In a remote Afghan village, Lal Mohammad says he is beating the coronavirus by consuming opium after the drug helped his relatives recover.
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