DAVE ROSS

Are only 6% of reported deaths actually from COVID? No, and we’ll explain

Sep 2, 2020, 12:38 PM | Updated: 12:38 pm
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Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), watches a video monitor before a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill on June 4, 2020, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)
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KIRO Radio’s Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo walk through a widely misinterpreted report from the CDC that only 6% of reported deaths are solely from COVID-19.

In other CDC news, a broad reach of the agency’s power resulted in a new nationwide eviction moratorium for renters. Who exactly qualifies for this protection?

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Are only 6% of reported deaths actually from COVID? No, and we’ll explain