CDC Director Compares Rate of Suicides to COVID-19 Deaths

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Lockdown kills more than Covid

Roughly 146,000 people have died from COVID or COVID-related causes in the U.S., according to CDC data.

The most recent publicized federal data records 48,000 deaths from suicide and at least 1.4 million attempts in 2018. In 2019, almost 71,000 people died from drug overdoses.

Date: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020