Faced with reality, the CDC quietly admitted on Aug 11, 2021 that the Florida numbers they had trumpeted loudly on the 8th of August were wrong.
Without giving any reason for the inaccurate count, the CDC, in a typical attempt at shifting the blame, said it would work with Florida to correct their reporting.
The corporate press reacted as programmed, savagely attacking Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Health for having stood up to the CDC’s falsified numbers.
Whether it was because of incompetence or a willful miscalculation, the CDC did nothing to improve its public image in the last week. Americans deserve better government and accountability for the mistrust and panic caused when agencies like the CDC continue to show why their credibility is in the tank.
If it were really about your health, the CDC would demand closure of the southern border.
a) there is no “lag” between positives and deaths b) the wider the gap between positives and deaths, vis a vis: where we are now, the better.
any way you slice it deaths are below epidemic levels and trending lower: CDC data. The Coronavirus (Wuhan Flu) mortality rate in the U.S. has dropped so low that the CDC may soon stop calling the virus an epidemic. The agency admitted 3 Jul that the COVID mortality rate has dropped below the epidemic threshold.