- The CDC removed tens of thousands of COVID deaths from their official count
- 24% of those COVID deaths were in childrenÂ
- Data before the change: 1,755 covid deaths in Kids, around 851,000 totalÂ
- Data after the change: 1399 COVID deaths in kids, 782,371 total (source)
The CDC was forced to make a big correction in their COVID deaths numbers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed tens of thousands of deaths linked to COVID-19, including nearly a quarter of deaths it had listed in those under 18 years old.
The health agency quietly made the change on its data tracker website on March 15.
â€œData on deaths were adjusted after resolving a coding logic error. This resulted in decreased death counts across all demographic categories,â€ the CDC says on the site.
The CDC relies on states and other jurisdictions to report COVID-19 deaths and acknowledges on its website that the data is not complete.
But the statistics are often cited by doctors and others when pushing for COVID-19 vaccination, including figures who believe virtually all children should be vaccinated. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the CDCâ€™s director, cited the trackerâ€™s death total in November 2021 while pushing for an expert panel to advise her agency to recommend vaccination for all children 5- to 11-years-old.
Before the change, the CDC listed 1,755 children as dying from COVID-19 along with approximately 851,000 others, according to Kelley Krohnert, a Georgia resident who has been tracking the updates.
The update saw the CDC cut 416 deaths among children and over 71,000 elsewhere, arriving at a total of just under 780,000.
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