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FEO NEWS JAN. 4, 2020 - Nov. 20, 2021:
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CDC COVID-19 U.S.A. Mortality Color Chart

These are Updated and Archived news items, many of them outside of this website.
Eventually the links may not work. Everything's Eventual.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

As of 2021, I extended this color chart to reflect the full CDC mortality count since the U.S. Patient Zero on Jan. 4.*

People will talk and write about the year 2020, 2021, and COVID-19 for a long time. I hope this color-coded chart will be helpful.

(1) Deaths with confirmed or presumed COVID-19, coded to ICD–10 code U07.1
CDC Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

0-1,000 | 1,001-3,000 | 3,001-5,000 | 5,001-7,000 |
7,001-9,000
| 9,001-11,000 | 11,001-15,000 | 15,001+

Week ending date in which deaths occurred All deaths involving COVID-19 (U07.1)1
Jan. 4 0
Jan. 11 1
Jan. 18 2
Jan. 25 2
Feb. 1 0
Feb. 8 2
Feb. 15 3
Feb. 22 6
Feb. 29 9
March 7 38
March 14 60
March 21 588
March 28 3,215
April 4 10,126
April 11 16,319
April 18 17,199
April 25 15,551
May 2: 13,214
May 9: 11,235
May 16: 9,233
May 23: 7,247
May 30: 6,170
June 6: 5,057
June 13: 4,229
June 20: 3,850
June 27: 3,842
July: 4 4,547
July: 11 5,785
July: 18 7,195
July: 25 8,244
Aug: 1 8,302
Aug: 8 7,864
Aug: 15 7,259
Aug: 22 6,381
Aug: 29 5,749
Sep: 5 5,018
Sep: 12 4,625
Sep: 19 4,276
Sep: 26 4,300
Oct. 3 4,242
Oct. 10 4,818
Oct. 17 5,199
Oct. 24 5,996
Oct. 31 7,024
Nov. 7 8,760
Nov. 14 10,649
Nov. 21 13,359
Nov. 28 15,623
Dec. 5 18,562
Dec. 12 20,923
Dec. 19 22,326
Dec. 26 23,378

2021

Week ending date in which deaths occurred All deaths involving COVID-19 (U07.1)1
Jan. 2 24,865
Jan. 9 25,975
Jan. 16 25,695
Jan. 23 23,663
Jan. 30 20,294
Feb. 6 16,996
Feb. 13 13,494
Feb. 20 10,807
Feb. 27 8,635
Mar. 6 6,713
Mar. 13 5,703
Mar. 20 4,886
Mar. 27 4,437
April 3 4,178
April 10 4,293
April 17 4,434
April 24 4,573
May 1 4,152
May 8 3,978
May 15 3,666
May 22 3,222
May 29 2,760
June 5 2,339
June 12 2,029
June 19 1,765
June 26 1,624
July 3 1,530
July 10 1,631
July 17 1,965
July 24 2,742
July 31 4,074
Aug. 7 6,406
Aug. 14 9,244
Aug. 21 11,985
Aug. 28 13,902
Sept. 4 15,120
Sept. 11 14,999
Sept. 18 14,811
Sept. 25 13,844
Oct. 2 12,219
Oct. 9 10,646
Oct. 16 (Oct. 15 data delayed) 9,229
Oct. 23 (Oct. 15 data delayed) 8,099
Oct. 30 6,748
Nov. 6 5,102
Nov. 13 3,445
Nov. 20 1,045

So! How well are you doing so far?

UPDATES: As of November 13, 2021
The CDC, which since July 2021 has virtually left the 2020 death toll counts alone excluding minor single digit tweaks, has begun reshuffling the 2020 mortality rate in ernest, although nothing that comes close to the numbers CDC workers have claimed the previous president suppressed. Since the arrival in the new administration, there have been no major leaps in the overall death count of 2020.

As of August, 2021
The Delta Variant aka India Variant, was first classified in India on May 31, 2021. It's one of three variants from lineage B.1.617 of COVID-19. It's theorized to be responsible for the February 2021 second wave of COVID-19 deaths in that country. It was first identified by multiple sources in the U.S. in August.

As of September 11, 2021
Evidence builds that COVID-19 originated in a Wuhan, China lab. It's the only theory with any supporting evidence behind it. Despite the U.S. Media and Facebook's contrary reporting, there remains no science research or evidence to refute this. In fact, as of this writing, there was never evidence to substantiate a counter claim, according to WSJ and MIT, despite claims by the U.S. Media.

As of May 24, 2021, the CDC has yet again decided that no deaths in the U.S. happened in the week of Jan. 4. This following news that the long labeled "Conspiracy Theory Hoax" of COVID-19 originating in a Wuhan, China lab is still the only theory that has any supporting evidence behind it. Further, there was never any science research that conclusively proved otherwise. In fact, as of this writing, there is no evidence to substantiate a counter claim, according to WSJ and MIT.*

"The WHO-led team that visited Wuhan concluded in a joint report with Chinese experts in March that the virus most likely spread from bats to humans via another animal, and that a laboratory leak was "extremely unlikely."

However, team members said they didn't view raw data or original lab, safety and other records. On the same day the report came out, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the team hadn't adequately examined the lab leak hypothesis, and called for a fuller probe of the idea."

*

MAY 13, 2021
MIT: Top researchers are calling for a real investigation into the origin of covid-19

MAY 23, 2021
WSJ: Intelligence on Sick Staff at Wuhan Lab Fuels Debate on Covid-19 Origin

MAY 27, 2021
BBC: Covid origin: Why the Wuhan lab-leak theory is being taken seriously

NPR: Why The U.S. Thinks A Lab In Wuhan Needs A Closer Look As A Possible Pandemic Source

JUNE 17, 2021
NPR: Did COVID-19 Leak From A Lab? A Reporter Investigates — And Finds Roadblocks

SEPT. 15, 2021
INDIATV: Scientists who declined COVID-19 leak theory linked to Wuhan lab, Chinese researchers: Report

As of July 3, 2021, the CDC has decided that the death of Patient 0 in the U.S.A. DID NOT occur on Jan. 4, but one week later on Jan. 11, seven days before China reported their first COVID-19 death on Jan. 18.

As of May 18, 2021, the CDC decided that the death of Patient 0 in the U.S.A. DID occur on Jan. 4, thirteen days before China reported their first COVID-19 death on Jan. 18.

As of April 3, 2021, the CDC decided that Patient 0 in the U.S.A. DID NOT occur on Jan. 4, but two weeks later in the week of Jan. 18 with three separate Patient Zeros.

As of Dec. 15, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines were administered in the U.S., with health-care workers and older people living in health facilities getting the first of the 2.9 million doses already manufactured.

Mutiple media sources report that the first COVID-19 death did not occur in the U.S. until February 3, 2020, but as of April 2021, CDC maintains that C-19 deaths occurred in January.

NYT reports that the first death by COVID-19 in China happened on Jan. 11, 2020. CDC reports three deaths in the U.S. by Jan. 18, 2020. NYT maintains that the first death in the U.S. did not happen until Feb. 29, 2020 - Leap Year day. NYT also maintains that, due to the inherent incompetence of the Chinese Government, precautions, cautions, and other measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 were intentionally bungled by the Chinese bureacracy.
A Timeline of the Coronavirus Pandemic (Way Back Machine at archive.org).

National Public Radio (NPR), claims that the first death in the U.S. was both on Feb. 29, 2020 in Seattle, Washington, and Feb. 6, 2020 in Santa Clara County, California.

The Center For Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) of the University of Minnesota, confirms the first two U.S. COVID-19 deaths on Feb. 6 in Santa Clara County, California.

This is not meant to be either a damning or glib statement regarding conflicting news from various sources. What's important to remember is that no one source has all the answers and believing otherwise is a matter of faith. The spread of such faith in single sources for news leads to misinformation.

Throughout the 17 months of doing this graph, and the 10 months of making it public here, I arbitrarily locked the updates whenever I felt a curious change took place. Please note that my curiousity factor in archiving these frozen moments is due to my personal filter and so empirical.

Locked archive links provided below.

Aug. 17, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

Aug. 12, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

July 31, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

July 10, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

May 18, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

Mar. 13, 2021: COVID-19 Graph

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