Jake Tapper Rails Against 'Misleading' CDC COVID Hospitalization Numbers

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2022
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CNN anchor Jake Tapper has criticized as "misleading" the admission by the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that it counted COVID patients who had been admitted to hospital for something else.

Tapper was reacting to comments CDC director Rochelle Walensky made on Fox News on Sunday that "up to 40 percent" of patients had been admitted to hospitals with another medical emergency but had been later detected as having COVID.

When asked by Fox News anchor Bret Baier if there was a breakdown of how many of the 836,000 deaths...

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