Skip to comments.CDC test finds Oregon's youngest reported COVID-19 victim didn't have the virus
Posted on 09/24/2020 12:14:06 PM PDT by conservative98
State health leaders listed him as the youngest Oregonian to die from COVID-19, but it turns out 26-year-old Matthew Irvin of Yamhill County didnt have the virus when he died in July.
Family members of Irvin told FOX 12 theyve been fighting for answers since their son died in his home.
New testing conducted by the CDC confirmed Irvin did not have the coronavirus when he died, according to his parents.
The Oregon State Medical Examiners Office said Irvins sample sent to the CDC tested negative for COVID-19.
The family said back in July, Irvin became very sick and went to the hospital, where he was told he might have COVID-19. A test was administered to find out and he was sent home.
Irvins step-father told FOX 12 that a couple days later, Irvins condition became a lot worse, so the family called the hospital to alert them that they were bringing Irvin back -- thats when the family says they were told by the hospital not to come back unless Irvin was having trouble breathing.
Irvin ended up dying at home shortly after.
The family ended up having a private autopsy performed on Irvins body and a sample was sent to the CDC for further testing.
The family says they are now trying to get other reports back from the state that may shed more light into how Irvin died.
Meanwhile, FOX 12 reached out to the Oregon Health Authority, asking if the authority corrected the COVID-19 death toll and removed Irvins name from the list.
Irvins death also begs the question how reliable is the information that OHA uses to tally the deadly coronavirus cases?
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Now the CDC counts Kung Flu deaths..someone goes to the hospital stage 4 cancer, but he/she coughs, they count the death as covid
Well, it's not really deadly for starters.
Exactly. Check it out, Doughtyone!
I’ll bet all the mainstream news outlets will be loudly ignoring this...
The CDC test however did conclude that he had Dutch Elm Disease...
It’s amazing how fake the news has become.
I’m equally amazed at how deadly COVID is. Who would have guessed that it can kill people who are not even infected?
Test at hospital after he died also negative.
Did he vape?
So What! There was a guy shot and killed by the Sheriff yesterday and he died from COVID.
This whole COVID is a scam; no results of tests are accurate or correct; people receiving test results who’ve never even taken a test.
More than that they should sue the Hell out of the hospital. He should have been taken in immediately and his actual condition treated. Wrongful death on the part of the institution.
More evidence that COVID is the biggest, most expensive hoax in history.
Shhhh, you’re not allowed to say that about Fauci, Biden, Democrats, and the media.
A key point: dont come back unless he has breathing problems.
This COVID HYSTERIA is the killer.
Doctors and hospitals are rejecting people based on the absurd fear of this stupid virus.
1). Dont come
2). If you must come, dont bring anyone with you. Wear a mask and suffer some more.
3). If you cant walk, well let someone with you. Both must wear masks.
4). ER If we do admit you, no one can come with you. Wear your mask, unless you are actually in breathing distress.
This needs to happen all over the country, for all the people whose health has suffered thanks to overweening fear of the Wuhan Flu.
Too busy finding ways to support the ongoing crisis to make a return phone call, it seems. I'm sure they were butt-hurt to have to adjust the numbers...
I am SO NOT surprised!
We know the death count is not accurate. From a scientific perspective, it does not need to be very accurate, it is just a way to track TRENDS. So long as a state is counting in some consistent manner, death count CHANGES are meaningful, even if the absolute number are not.
But when used politically, it is very important to have an “accurate” count, which is also impossible, because most people die of several reasons, and determining which is the proximate cause is not simple.
For example, a person gets COVID, it gives them pnemonia, they die “of pnemonia”. Did they die of COVID? Without the COVID, they would not have died at that moment. But what if they had a pre-existing condition that triggered the pnemonia? Without that pre-existing condition, they would not have gotten pnemonia when they got COVID.
Almost nobody “die of HIV”. HIV destroyed immune systems, and then the died of things they could fight off.
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