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American Press Magically Discover "Comorbidities" When Describing Powell's Death From COVID Complications

Added 10-21-21 07:38:02am EST - “Those who suffer the worst effects of COVID are elderly with underlying health conditions or who are obese.” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “American Press Magically Discover "Comorbidities" When Describing Powell's Death From COVID Complications”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Those who suffer the worst effects of COVID are elderly with underlying health conditions or who are obese.

As far back as August 2020, I have been decrying the American press for its nearly complete silence on comorbidities, the simultaneous presence of two or more diseases or medical conditions in a patient, when discussing COVID-19.

Mortality data have shown from the very beginning that the COVID-19 virus age-discriminates, with deaths overwhelmingly concentrated in people who are older and suffer comorbidities. This is perhaps the only uncontroversial piece of evidence we have about this virus. Nearly all US fatalities have been among people older than 55; and yet a large number of Americans are still convinced that the risk to those younger than 55 is almost the same as to those who are older.

This misperception translates directly into a degree of fear for one’s health that for most people vastly exceeds the actual risk.

A year later, the media mentions that General Colin Powell had a significant health condition that left him vulnerable to infection.

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