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  • Examining COVID-19 and death rates

    Rick Judy|Updated Mar 10, 2021

    I don’t believe we have received complete information from our leaders. The information we receive on COVID-19 deaths is not clear. On March 2, 2021, 512,122 deaths were claimed nationally from COVID-19. In order for fair evaluations of yearly or monthly death rates, the previous year’s death rate is needed to allow a good comparison of increases or decreases. Presently, deaths related to COVID-19 are based on confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis and/or suspected or assumed COVID-19 contact. It becomes difficult, when multiple co-... Full story