CDC: Majority of COVID-19 deaths had ‘underlying medical condition’?

According to the CDC, only 6% of deaths have COVID-19 as the only cause mentioned, revealing that 94% of patients who died from coronavirus also had other “health conditions and contributing causes.

New data released last week that depicts how many Americans who have died from COVID-19 – also had ‘contributing conditions’.

The CDC listed the following as the top underlying medical conditions linked to coronavirus deaths include…

Influenza

Pneumonia

Respiratory failure

Hypertensive heart disease

Diabetes

“A key point – as your numbers of underlying medical conditions increase, your risk of severe illness from COVID also increases.”  -CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield 

 

Verne Hill

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I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm