No, the US did not just exceed one million deaths “from” Covid-19; this is a massive exaggeration

Figure 1. CDC’s “deaths involving Covid-19” table, with footnote 1 explaining how this term is defined as “with confirmed or presumed Covid-19,” not “from”

What is the appropriate level of causal certainty for attributing deaths to Covid-19?

Figure 2. The various causal standards for different kinds of Covid-19 deaths and vaccine-related deaths.

Recent comments from CDC’s director strongly support these arguments



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