Jake Tapper rails against "misleading" CDC COVID hospitalization numbers

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CNN anchor Jake Tapper went viral on Monday for making an observation that many critics of COVID restrictions have echoed throughout the course of the pandemic. Tapper sounded the alarm about the inflated statistics. Critics pummeled "The Lead" anchor for not having taken the lead on the problematic data being shared by the CDC.
5 months ago·Washington, United States

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@NickFondacaro On Twitter

CNN's Jake Tapper rips into "misleading" COVID hospitalization numbers. "We're 2 years into this ... if somebody's in the hospital with a broken leg and they also have asymptomatic COVID, that should not be counted as hospitalized with covid, clearly." [1 Photo]

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