Click here to read the full article.
“Whichever way the wind blows,” should be the motto over at CNN.
Dr. Leana Wen, CNN medical analyst, has once again set sail in the opposite direction from which she started.
In a column for the Washington Post earlier this month, Wen wrote, “Two infectious-disease experts I spoke with believe that the number of deaths attributed to COVID is far greater than the actual number of people dying from COVID.”
Wen quoted Robin Dretler, the former president of Georgia’s chapter of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, as saying that 90 percent of patients diagnosed with COVID at Emory Decatur Hospital, where he works, are actually there for some other illness.
You read that correctly: 90 percent.
Dretler told Wen, “Since every hospitalized patient gets tested for COVID, many are incidentally positive. If these patients die, COVID might get added to their death certificate along with the other diagnoses. But the coronavirus was not the primary contributor to their death and often played no role at all.”
Wen noted that people with gunshot wounds or other serious illnesses often test positive for the virus.
Continue reading here.
Scroll down for comments and share your thoughts!