CDC Director Rochelle Walensky has made an astounding acknowledgment when she said that “many, many hospitals” were including cases that were not COVID-19 related deaths in their virus death counts.

According to the CDC, 42 of the people who died after being completely vaccinated were asymptomatic or died for reasons unrelated to the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, 342 of the hospitalizations were asymptomatic or not related to COVID-19.

“Many, many hospitals are screening people for COVID when they come in, so not all of those 223 cases who had COVID actually died of COVID. They may have had mild disease, but died, for example, of a heart attack,” Walensky said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on May 16.

Those who have not been vaccinated yet died of heart attacks or other causes are normally counted as COVID-19 deaths under the current counting system.

This is the first time in a year that the CDC has publicly acknowledged that “many, many” hospitals are incorrectly labeling COVID-19 deaths as heart attacks, cancer, poisonings, and other causes.

And it does not just pertain to those who took the COVID-19 vaccine.

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The odd thing is, this statement by the CDC director is shockingly similar to an earlier report based on the CDC’s own data that was discovered and widely circulated on social networks, even retweeted by former President Donald Trump, but was later banned by Twitter, labeled “fake news” and fact-checked by CNN.

Contradicting reports of CDC, WHO

In August 2020, the Gateway Pundit published an article about COVID-19, claiming that the CDC website had admitted that only about 6% of all deaths related to COVID-19 were entirely due to the coronavirus.

The report’s main point was that COVID-19 is not nearly as dangerous as the WHO and then Dr. Tony Fauci and Dr. Debra Birx predicted. 

The CDC says on its website:

(Screenshot via the BL/CDC)

Many of the other deaths related to COVID-19 that the CDC has confirmed that patients have at least two other severe illnesses or co-morbidities. 

This was based on data from the CDC and was shared on Twitter by a user namely Mel Q.

Mel Q posted an estimate that revealed that 6% of all COVID-19  deaths recorded by the CDC at the time amounted to 9,201 deaths.

According to August statistics, only 9,201 people died in the United States, with COVID-19 being the sole cause of death.

(Screenshot via the BL/Twitter/Mel Q)

This post was later retweeted by Trump. 

However, Twitter removed the tweet saying it was fake news. They told Mel Q that the tweet, which included actual CDC data, “violated their policy on misleading information about COVID-19.” Her account was blocked from posting for 12 hours.

Then CNN published an article about this calculation, Trump’s retweet, and the Gateway Pundit’s article title “Twitter removes QAnon supporter’s false claim about coronavirus death statistics that Trump had retweeted.” 

And all of these were contradictory.