Clean-up Crew starting to amend the COVID Death Over-Counts on instruction of the CDC (a.k.a. Centers for Deliberate Criminality and Prevarication
I wrote about the falsification of US mortality statistics (and also case rates and hospitalization data) through the incomprehensible imposition of new rules on data collection, after I spent weeks poring over the case definition documents and other granular data near the end of 2020, describing my findings here, here, here, and here, and in other posts.
I also wrote about how the tests for COVID had major flaws leading to high false positive and negative rates, and how these rates could be calibrated up or down by adjusting the cycle threshold, and by opening and closing test sites.
The US was certainly not alone in harnessing the edifice of public health to its agendas. The Brits did the same thing, ramping up the counts of cases, hospitalizations and deaths in concert with the US. They lowered these counts eleven months ago, quietly and without any explanation. The Telegraph indicated last April that 1/4 of UK deaths and 1/2 of hospitalizations that had been reportedly due to COVID actually weren't.
Probably all the other developed countries played the same game, but we don't have as good access to their data, and I have not seen any admissions from them in the English language press.
The falsification of the collection of federal and state health statistics was part of a deliberate, psychological operation played on the world population to convince us the COVID virus was much more severe than it really was. We were furthermore made to believe that COVID was untreatable early (an equally grotesque and murderous lie) as the excuse to justify withholding medical treatments.
People were intentionally pushed into a state of high anxiety. It wasn't simply the deadly virus. There were so many other things designed to keep people unhinged. And so many reasonable fears, as well. Would you still have a job? Would the economy crash? Who would safely care for your children while schools were closed? Would your pension fund evaporate? Would your children grow up in a world without opportunities?
Anxiety crowds out the ability to think clearly. Apparently a chronically anxious populace was an important outcome for the Great Reset crowd, allowing them to get away with things that would never be countenanced otherwise. Things like indebting us for trillions of dollars that bought no useful drugs, vaccines, public health strategies, and propped up the super-wealthy while allowing small businesses to go under.
Things like mandating experimental vaccines for huge swathes of Americans (which is illegal accoridng to the PREP Act) and hiding the fact those same vaccines did not prevent infection or transmission—thus negating the reason to mandate them!
Things like hiding the fact the vaccines were minimally and crudely tested, and caused huge numbers of short and long-term injuries, which have so far not been compensated and only occasionally acknowledged by mainstream medicine. But if they are compensated, the taxpayer will be on the hook for billions or trillions more.
And now we have the war in Ukraine. One can argue that the US, NATO and the Azov Brigade were deliberately goading Putin to do something. They wanted something to occur. Something that would give the media an excuse to scare the people over the spectre of World War III, just after the Omicron variant's high infectivity gave us a huge burst of cases, then a reprieve from infection. The anxiety never had a chance to lift.
Did Putin give the West more than they bargained for, or is Putin playing on the same team as the Western leaders? Attorney Reiner Fuellmich says Putin was never a World Economic Forum stooge, as is sometimes claimed. I don’t know.
Fooling us was not confined to ginned up fake statistics. It included fake videos, like the Chinese falling down dead on the street--which were shown over and over to make COVID seem to be like no other disease ever encountered...one for which doctors could neither predict its course nor respond with therapeutics. COVID was made to appear like a Biblical plague, to which all we could do was surrender. Or hide.
The public health narrative enforced by the mainstream media included another murderous lie: that the virus was not "airborne." This allowed public health authorities to impose masks, social distancing and handwashing to ameliorate the risk--when they knew from the start that most cases were caused by virus supended in indoor air--and that masks and social distancing had tvirtually no effect on slowing down viral transmission. But the pretense that the virus was not airborne allowed authorities to close small shops (which had more access to safer, outdoor air) while creating the charade that the population was safer in poorly ventilated big box stores, where spread was likely to take place, unidentified.
Liquor stores were essential businesses while sandwich shops were not. Who chose the businesses that were to be the pandemic's winners and losers? How did they choose? For example, who gave my governor her marching orders regarding when to open and close stores, remove and then reapply the masks, limit the number of people in stores and at events, then open them up? She is no public health whiz. Who did this stage-managing and calibrating? There was no science behind it. What was behind it?
Most people didn’t understand that everyone will be exposed, sooner or later. How long do you want to try to hide?
Below, the Epoch Times provides some in-depth reporting on the "recount" of COVID deaths in Massachusetts, performed in response to new CDC guidelines that reduce some, but definitely not all, of the factors that led to gross overcounts of deaths due to COVID. I have appended comments.
Massachusetts to Reduce ‘Significant Overcount’ of COVID-19 Deaths
By Harry Lee
Updated: March 11, 2022
The Massachusetts Public Health Department announced Thursday that the state would lower its COVID-19 death count by 3,700 due to new measuring criteria being implemented.
The department said in a statement the new death definition is following the guidance (pdf) of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a standardized approach for states to count COVID-19 deaths.
[The CSTE is an organization of state public health officials that is handsomely funded by the CDC. When the CDC wanted to create novel, bogus case definitions for COVID to improperly increase the official number of COVID cases at the start of the pandemic, it funded the CSTE to do so--with 8 CDC employees serving as advisors on the project. Why go through these shenanigans? To make it appear that CDC was not the source of the rules that counted gunshot wounds and people with end stage cancers as COVID deaths, and counted people with no symptoms but a positive test as COVID cases. Why would they do such a thing? To create the case numbers required to support the dire publicity around the virus and frighten the public into submitting to whatever restrictions the government chose to impose--Nass]
“Our approach proved to be too expansive and led to a significant overcount of deaths in Massachusetts,” Public Health Commissioner Margret Cooke told the State House News Service.
Massachusetts deemed COVID-related fatalities those which have case investigations determining the virus “caused” or “contributed” the death, those having COVID-19 as a cause of death on their death certificate, and those having a COVID-19 diagnosis within 60 days of their death. The updated definition will reduce the timeframe from 60 days to 30 days.
“Massachusetts has applied this new definition retroactively to the start of the pandemic in March 2020. As a result, 4,081 deaths in Massachusetts that were previously counted as associated with COVID will be removed,” the statement read.
About 400 deaths were also not previously recorded but later identified as COVID-related and will be added to the death count. Thus the state’s overall COVID-19 death count will decline by 3,700.
Early in the pandemic, to “avoid the possibility of missing any COVID-associated death,” [right, what a lame excuse to include gun shot wounds--Nass] any death with a positive test for COVID-19 was counted as a COVID-associated death regardless of the length of time between their diagnosis and their death, according to the statement. From April 2021, the department applied a 60-day timeframe from diagnosis to death for anyone diagnosed with COVID-19.
As of March 9, Massachusetts reported 23,732 confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic. The figure will drop to around 20,000 on March 14, when the department starts using the new criteria.
That’s roughly about 15 percent of the total death toll.
The CDC has been criticized for not distinguishing in its data “from” COVID-19 or “with” COVID-19, in hospitalization and death tolls.
Reducing the timeframe to 30 days still doesn’t rule out deaths “with” COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.
According to CDC as of March 10, the nation’s COVID-19 death count was 958,927.
Last year, some studies suggested that the CDC’s COVID-19 hospitalization number might be highly inflated because it hasn’t differentiated hospitalizations “caused by” COVID-19 from hospitalizations “associated with” COVID-19.
Early this year, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul asked hospitals to report COVID-19 hospitalization numbers with a breakout of those hospitalized because of COVID-19 and those who came to the hospital and happened to test positive.
After the first two days of changing the metric, the state reported that about 40 percent of people were hospitalized for non-COVID-related reasons. [And this number is more like 80-90% of hospitalizations in kids--Nass]