I’ve never disputed that the Covid-19 virus isn’t very easy to spread, nor have I ever doubted that it really is quite the deadly bug.
However, I’ve always had a problem with how the CDC compiles the factual numbers of those who reportedly have died from the coronavirus.
Just two weeks ago I cited directly from the official CDC website how they were artificially inflating the death toll. As I noted (emphasis from the CDC);
COVID-19 should be reported on the death certificate for all decedents where the disease caused or is assumed to have caused or contributed to death. Certifiers should include as much detail as possible based on their knowledge of the case, medical records, laboratory testing, etc. If the decedent had other chronic conditions such as COPD or asthma that may have also contributed, these conditions can be reported in Part II. (See attached Guidance for Certifying COVID-19 Deaths)
Possibly every County Coroner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania actually read my article. Who knows?
But I do know that the Pennsylvania Department of Health cut by hundreds the total numbers that’d previously diagnosed as dying from coronavirus.
As reported by the Associated Press (via the Times-Union of Albany, NY) (emphasis mine);
The Pennsylvania Department of Health slashed the state’s COVID-19 death toll on Thursday by 201, saying probable deaths it had previously included in the count were eliminated after further investigation.
The overall death toll now stands at 1,421, down from 1,622 reported a day earlier.
The number of deaths confirmed by a positive virus test actually rose overnight by 69, to 1,394. But Levine said Thursday that 270 probable deaths that had been added to the death toll in recent days have been removed after further investigation.
Then there’s this… now that the American people are catching on to the numbers are being artificially pumped-up, from a different official CDC website, they are now adding a slew of rather generic symptoms being tacked-on to the government-authorized list of symptoms.
As we all know since Day One we’ve been warned of experiencing fever, cough, and shortness of breath were reasons enough to worry yourself sick (no pun intended) that you were infected. Now here’s the latest;
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
I have to admit, that litany of ailments looks more like a list of ingredients to a US Marine after a weekend in Tijuana than it does a list of symptoms to a pandemic.