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    Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    It looks like a number of people dying of covid 19 whose deaths are not being counted

    Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say - ABC News


    The nation's death toll from the novel coronavirus surpassed 10,000 in the last 24 hours, but even that figure belied a grim truth: the real number of deaths is higher, but no one knows how much.

    "There is no doubt the official death toll is an undercount,” New York City Councilman Mark Levine, the health committee chairman, told ABC News.

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is well aware that the figures – which keep going up – do not tell the full story.

    “The current data on presumptive and lab-confirmed cases and deaths are underestimates,” CDC spokesman Scott Pauley said Monday. “Right now, we believe that the number of deaths we have reported paints an informative picture of the scope of epidemic.”
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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by RAMOSS View Post
    It looks like a number of people dying of covid 19 whose deaths are not being counted

    Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say - ABC News

    This Administration has always been up-front..........I don’t understand.......










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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by RAMOSS View Post
    It looks like a number of people dying of covid 19 whose deaths are not being counted

    Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say - ABC News
    It's certainly worse. Testing is also failing to account for the numbers of sick.

    Coronavirus Case Counts Are Meaningless* | FiveThirtyEight
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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by RAMOSS View Post
    It looks like a number of people dying of covid 19 whose deaths are not being counted

    Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say - ABC News
    Democrat New York city council - the greatest demographic expert on pandemic diseases in the USA said ....

    And there is the person with the CDC who said deaths are much lower than predicted as the topic of another thread.

    Really, there should be a new thread for anything anyone says about covid-19, and all of us each should start one daily too, telling our thoughts at the moment.
    Coronavirus still poses a low risk to the general public in the US.""If you are a healthy young person, there is no reason if you want to go on a cruise ship, go on a cruise ship." "If you have tested negative for covid-19, there is no reason to wear a mask." Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID

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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by RAMOSS View Post
    It looks like a number of people dying of covid 19 whose deaths are not being counted

    Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say - ABC News
    I am sure some of what the article points to is true. Not surprising that the article did not point out the other side of this issue. That is, if a person with a heart problem goes to the hospital with coronavirus dies, the cause of death is marked the virus while it could have been something else.

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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by JackA View Post
    It's certainly worse. Testing is also failing to account for the numbers of sick.

    Coronavirus Case Counts Are Meaningless* | FiveThirtyEight
    I think that is an important peice of informaton to remember when someone claims 'it's no worse than the flu'
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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Haven't you heard? The COVID-19 reaction is a world-wide conspiracy to undermine Trump. Fake news, hoax, witch hunt, witch hoax......

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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    People who die from coronavirus look like they died from pneumonia, so a lot of doctors are writing pneumonia on the death certificate.

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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by JackA View Post
    It's certainly worse. Testing is also failing to account for the numbers of sick.

    Coronavirus Case Counts Are Meaningless* | FiveThirtyEight
    I can remember any Democrat on the forum that now isn't posting however bad the predictions are, it certainly is going to be worse. But, then, the Democratic party are the Prophets Of Doom.

    That should be the DNC' slogan: "All Americans Die Soon. Vote Democratic."
    Coronavirus still poses a low risk to the general public in the US.""If you are a healthy young person, there is no reason if you want to go on a cruise ship, go on a cruise ship." "If you have tested negative for covid-19, there is no reason to wear a mask." Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID

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    Re: Coronavirus death toll in US likely worse than numbers say

    Quote Originally Posted by swing_voter View Post
    People who die from coronavirus look like they died from pneumonia, so a lot of doctors are writing pneumonia on the death certificate.
    People who die of the flu and pneumonia are being counted as covid-19 deaths. Covid-19 deaths are way, way too below predictions.
    Coronavirus still poses a low risk to the general public in the US.""If you are a healthy young person, there is no reason if you want to go on a cruise ship, go on a cruise ship." "If you have tested negative for covid-19, there is no reason to wear a mask." Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID

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