New CDC Report Shows 94% of Americans Who Died from COVID-19 Had Contributing Conditions
By Amanda Woods – New York Post // September 1, 2020
CDC: 6% of the deaths, COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned
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Using provisional data on coronavirus-related deaths from the week ending Feb. 1 through Aug. 22, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded last week that “for 6 percent 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 report said.
Respiratory conditions such as influenza and pneumonia, respiratory failure and respiratory arrest, as well as circulatory conditions such as hypertensive diseases, cardiac arrest and heart failure are on the list.
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