In some counties, half of the spike in deaths during the pandemic is attributed to COVID-19. Researchers say that points to an undercount
Source: Uncounted: Inaccurate death certificates across the country hide the true toll of COVID-19 • Missouri Independent
The number of Americans who believe the death toll is inflated is highest among those who get their news from Fox News (61%) and Republicans (59%), while only 9% of Democrats and 7% of those getting their news from CNN and MSNBC believe the same.
Source: Nearly A Third Of Americans Believe Covid-19 Death Toll Conspiracy Theory