Friday, 1 May 2020, the CDC updated their numbers.
I pulled the screen shot below from Facebook.
As of May 1, the CDC saying there were 64,283 deaths.
(From CDC – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html)
In REALITY, the death tolls being reported by the CDC on their main page are MISLEADING at best, lies at worst.
The following is ALSO a screen shot, directly from the CDC.
Where are they getting these? (CDC) Read their data to find out – but to summarize, they are pulling it from death certificates across the country. They also put out a letter stating that if someone dies, and they have been tested and have the Covid virus, the reporting officials are supposed to put “Covid” on the death certificate.
Should “COVID-19” be reported on the death certificate only with a confirmed test?
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)
This is called “padding the numbers”. Because they want it reported as COVID-19, if a patient had COPD, the other parts are “reported on part II” of their forms, thereby allowing data entry to only show “Covid”.
So a patient that dies from pneumonia caused by covid, flu, or any other cause is being reported as “Covid-19”.
What we are seeing is a deliberate, and politically motivated attempt to show many more deaths in the USA related to this Chinese Virus, than actually caused by the virus.
Do we believe there is no virus? Not at all. We are sure there is a virus. We are not sure it was ever a virus that we should have made a bigger issue of, than H1N1 or SARS, or MERS, however. (This virus IS a SARS like virus though, so we DO understand that it MIGHT have been a very dangerous virus, and understand the original precautions. At this point though, should be continue those precautions and shut down the entire US Economy over a “maybe”?)
Do we think it is dangerous? Probably at least as dangerous as the worst flu you can imagine, and that means that many of people who are elderly, already is poor health or affected by other diseases like COPD, asthma, or other respiratory illnesses could be placed in danger by this virus. Likely it is not as dangerous to many people as some other virus might be, but more dangerous than some. H1N1 and various strains of this swine flu have been around for more than 100 years, and every time it rears it’s ugly head, people die. The Spanish Flu (which was actually a CHINESE ORIGINATED flu) was also H1N1. Masks and quarantines did little to stop that flu as well.
Do we believe the media about this virus? No, emphatically not now. In the beginning we were ALL willing to do what it takes to prevent the spread. We stayed home. We wore masks. Some people attempted to corner the market on hand sanitizer and for some unknown reason, toilet paper. But, we stayed home, willingly closed our businesses, stayed away from others. As for 17 March in most places, several states closed down, many more followed suit.
It has been very close to seven weeks for many states, cities and townships. The Hot Spots like New York are still seeing spikes, because, for whatever reason the virus was already spread. Places that have closed perhaps mitigated the spread. But, perhaps not. We just don’t know.
What we HAVE accomplished is to scare people who are otherwise quite reasonable people, who understand that to be immune to something you generally have to be exposed to it, and develop antibodies. The other thing we have accomplished is social isolation – for a species of reasoning creatures whose very existence is dependent up on contact with others, the human race.
The other thing we’ve accomplished with isolation is to prevent people from being exposed to this virus, thereby giving them a higher chance of catching it worse than if they had been exposed on a normal basis.
Herd immunity, or Community Immunity is something that happens. Here’s a excerpt from a medical site explaining it:
Herd immunity, or community immunity, is when a large part of the population of an area is immune to a specific disease. If enough people are resistant to the cause of a disease, such as a virus or bacteria, it has nowhere to go.
While not every single individual may be immune, the group as a whole has protection. This is because there are fewer high-risk people overall. The infection rates drop, and the disease peters out.
Herd immunity protects at-risk populations. These include babies and those whose immune systems are weak and can’t get resistance on their own.
For those interested in how your body behaves during a cold virus, as well as the information on the type of viruses that can cause a cold, see this link.
By the way, one of the viruses that causes “colds” is… none other than the Corona Virus.
Finally, check out this link, to see how you can improve your own immune system.
Basically, our conclusion is that this virus was mostly hyperbole, and worse for some, while not affecting others at all, or they had very light symptoms and didn’t even know they were exposed. It’s appearing more and more like the greatest and worse aspect of this entire virus was a “Gun and Right grabbing” group of people who are currently attempting to take advantage of the “national emergency” by declaring a local or state emergency, in an effort to extend and push an agenda of “Removal of Rights by Fiat”.
By making some sort of legal-sounding order and convincing millions of people to follow that order for some period of time (in general a few months for a reasonable-person-standard) you apply a rule that isn’t law and make it “law” by fiat. (Please go understand how “reasonable person standard” is used in law!)
A Mayor, or Governor has NO RIGHT to close legitimate businesses, cancel far-in-advance July 4th parades or prevent people from enjoying the parks (we paid for) and beaches which exist along the entire coast, based solely on their own perception, belief or interpretation. However, we Americans are REASONABLE people and in general will listen to our “elected officials” because most folks want “leadership” and expect leadership to show in these people.
We also want and need to be helpful to our friends, neighbors and our Country in general. At some point though, when that help is expected, assumed or even forced, it goes against our very grain as Americans. Asking us nicely is one thing. Putting us under orders to do something based on a Government Entity telling us to do so, is not nice and we simply don’t like it.
For an American population to stand back and allow these suggestions from the CDC and the Federal government, for a time, for the good of everyone is fine. WE complied. But now, to continue to arbitrarily (and against the original intent) to extend the conditions of “imposed isolation” and “private incarceration” by Mayors and Governors through obviously over-reaching “Rules” in direct contradiction to the actual data from the CDC, the President, and the Task Force is placing YOURSELVES, YOUR POPULATION at RISK of something much, much greater than “fear” or disease.
If the population continues to follow illegal orders, they risk this becoming the normal for society, the ARBITRARY “6 foot” separation rule becoming a “norm” and allowing the local governments to close your businesses permanently if they don’t “consider you essential”.
In the end, when it comes down to law suits (and it WILL come down to Civil Rights violations law suits) the government(s) can point to a reasonable person standard and say “A reasonable person would have demanded the removal of these regulations in a reasonable period of time”, and probably win the case against the parties bringing the suit.
It is time to stand up, be heard and stop allowing your local governments, particularly in the case of areas that have NOT been affected at all, to continue to extend the ban against businesses, parks, recreation, boating, biking, bars, eating establishments, barbers, salons and the rest of the “Essential Businesses” out there!