Wait, what? NYC counting people who were presumed to have died of Wuhan virus but never tested positive.

Science – or something…

The New York Times reported last night that the New York City Health Department revised their Wuhan virus deaths to “include people who had never tested positive for the virus but were presumed to have died of it.”

That now puts the Wuhan virus death count in NYC above 10,000.

According to the story, Dr. Oxiris Barbot, the commissioner of the city Health Department, said while these so-called excess deaths were not explicitly linked to the virus, they might not have happened had the outbreak not occurred, in part because it overwhelmed the normal health care system.

“What New Yorkers are interested in, and what the country is interested in, is that we have an accurate and complete count,” Dr. Barbot added. “It’s part of the healing process that we’re going to have to go through.”

She also noted that “more study was needed.”

Read the whole NYT story here.

Nothing says “accurate” in science more than “presumed” and “not explicitly linked.”


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3 months ago

You expect NYC, a city that doesn’t count the votes honestly, to count deaths honestly?

Kevin J Lankford
Kevin J Lankford
3 months ago

There is just nothing about this whole thing that does not point to hoax. Really sad and depressing to see that there are so many people so gullible.

3 months ago

Amazing how many kinds of fraud seem to flourish in New York!

3 months ago
Reply to  TrailDust

And their names are Cuomo, Bloomberg, Barr….

3 months ago

Oxiris Barbot, is that Barbie’s new friend?