“The total number of deaths above average in September, October and November was 1,230, according to Alexis Santos, a demographer at Pennsylvania State University.”
“Therefore, until this investigation is completed, and by recommendation of the CDC itself, we are not authorized to provide new mortality data for the year 2017.”
“We apologize to all the advocates and the members who have been working so hard to address the issue of the DREAMers.”
A Tuesday media release from the government of Puerto Rico said that the island’s resident commissioner —a non-voting delegate of Congress— plans to present the seven members of a Puerto Rican statehood commission to the House of Representatives.
As of this posting, there have now been a total of 537 more deaths in September 2017 when compared with September 2016, and 657 more deaths in October 2017 when compared to October 2017.
“We always expected that the number of hurricane-related deaths would increase as we received more factual information —not hearsay— and this review will ensure we are correctly counting everybody.”