Questions about the “pandemic”

Why has the number of deaths in America over the last 10 years remained about the same ? 

CDC - deaths per year

A study recently published by John Hopkins University showed NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGES to the US death rate!  To quote researchers, “These data analyses suggest that in contrast to most people’s assumptions, the number of deaths by COVID-19 is not alarming. In fact, it has relatively no effect on deaths in the United States.”

Check it out at the link below … 

WHY do NEITHER the “numbers” OR the report above indicate a “pandemic”?