How many children died ini your state - of COVID-19 - or anything else?
My friend Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) has put together an excellent table showing pediatric deaths by state since Jan 1, 2020. Since that start date over 60,000 children have died of any cause and 558 pediatric deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.
That’s 0.93% of all deaths during that period of time.
So, for example, in Massachusetts, there have been 7 child deaths with COVID-19 and 750 deaths of children from other causes. Numerous states have registered zero of fewer than 10 deaths over this 22 month period.
As my friend Gummi put it: Parents you have 100 problems and COVID is just 1 of them.
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