All posts tagged: CDC stats on Covid-19

94% of Covid deaths in US had underlying health issues

According to a report on the US Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) website, only 6% of the 167,558 (10,053) people listed as dying from the Coronavirus in the US as of Aug 28. 2020 solely died from COVID. This means the remaining 94% had one and usually more underlying health issues. In fact, according to CDC they averaged 2.6 additional underlying health issues. The CDC reports on its website: “For 6% of the deaths, COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned. For deaths with conditions or causes in addition to COVID-19, on average, there were 2.6 additional conditions or causes per death.” The Blaze reports on what some of those other underlying health issues were: The CDC listed the following as the top underlying medical conditions linked to coronavirus deaths: * Influenza and pneumonia * Respiratory failure * Hypertensive disease * Diabetes * Vascular and unspecified dementia * Cardiac Arrest * Heart failure * Renal failure * Intentional and unintentional injury, poisoning and other adverse events * Other medical conditions READ: CDC: 6% of coronavirus deaths …

CDC releases virus death rate: Mainstream media MIA

By the blaring silence, it is obvious most of the mainstream media didn’t like the recent death rate numbers released by CDC concerning the coronavirus. And since the CDC’s new adjusted number didn’t jibe with the mainstream media messaging, they predictably ignored it. This new number doesn’t help if you are trying to get clicks and spread fear and panic. According to CDC’s report, the agency provided its best estimate based on the fact that more people have come down with the disease than originally thought. We know that 80% of the people who contract the virus have minimal or no symptoms. As a result, they never went to the doctor and were never tested, but they still had the virus. With a death rate of .4% based on current testing, the CDC estimated that approximately 35% more people have contracted the virus. This is reflected in several antibody testings around the US showing many more had the virus. Once this adjustment is included, it puts the death rate at .26%. This is a fraction …