COVID mortality

“Governors were responsible for establishing interventions appropriate for their states and the timing of implementation.”[2]
Lags in reported deaths have at least two sources: physiological and bureaucratic.
        The Omicron variant appeared in December 2021, and the 2nd booster vaccination program began in April 2022, but outcome trends were essentially unaffected. [1]
      Let’s begin with a simple chart, comparing our expectations to our outcomes, with two choices, good or bad.
In addition to the first three groups reporting, the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) has obtained data from an additional six sites or collaborations.