H/T Instapundit on this. Glenn Reynolds makes what is probably the correct prediction:

I’m pretty sure we’re going to find that the pandemic response killed more people than the pandemic did. That would look bad, though, so the obvious solution — hinted at in this article — is just to call deaths from pandemic responses Covid deaths too. Problem solved!
COVID doesn’t account for troubling trend of unexplained US deaths
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths attributed to many other health conditions have spiked in the U.S.: Alzheimer’s, heart disease, cancer and diabetes, for example, have killed far more Americans than would be expected in a pre-pandemic year.