• A misleading claim that the government is going to stop tracking COVID-19 deaths is going viral - even though it isn't true

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    A medical worker in full PPE reads a message on a computer screen while with a patient who has covid-19 in a negative pressure room in the ICU ward at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on January 4, 2022. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images
    A viral claim falsely said the US government was no longer tracking COVID-19 deaths.
    In reality, HHS is no longer asking hospitals to report COVID-19 deaths.
    Most COVID-19 death counts rely on data from the CDC and local or state agencies, not HHS.
    A claim that the US government is going to stop tracking COVID-19 deaths is...
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