As Surgeon General Warns Of ‘Pearl Harbor moment’, U.S. Surpasses 9,000 COVID-19 Deaths | MSNBC

As Surgeon General Warns Of 'Pearl Harbor moment', U.S. Surpasses 9,000 COVID-19 Deaths | MSNBC 1


As the US surpasses 9,000 COVID-19 deaths and more than 319,000 cases, Surgeon General Jerome Adams says that "the next week is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, it’s going to be our 9/11 moment, it’s going to be the hardest moment for many Americans in their entire lives."» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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As Surgeon General Warns Of 'Pearl Harbor moment', U.S. Surpasses 9,000 COVID-19 Deaths | MSNBC

92 Comments on "As Surgeon General Warns Of ‘Pearl Harbor moment’, U.S. Surpasses 9,000 COVID-19 Deaths | MSNBC"

  1. Alan Lubeski - TheGrizzlyBearKing | April 5, 2020 at 2:04 PM | Reply

    Stay at home orders are a joke EVERYONE is still out!

    • @Alex G go get a bus ticket then don’t talk about it be about it.

    • Justin Martyr | April 5, 2020 at 5:35 PM | Reply

      @Virginia Ryno *I Don’t Know wut you mean!!!*
      *202 RePlies is MORE than I am Going to Dig through!!!*
      *7-Months from now & Trump Wins with the Greatest LandSLide,*
      *in ALL of American History; after this Fake CoLd is Over with!!!*

    • Virginia Ryno | April 5, 2020 at 7:22 PM | Reply

      @Justin Martyr you’re not worth a reply. Inbred trumphumping brainwashed moron.

    • @pfg groups of 10 are still too risky. Actually, that’s a joke.

    • @Billithekat I agree ten is still too many but if it cuts down on gatherings even a little I’m grateful for it.

  2. Sometimes the ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ is an oncoming train.

  3. Just last week we were told face mask weren’t needed.. yet here we are

    • People like Trumpsky were apparently born with a thick head, which takes time for common sense and reality of a situation to sink in.

    • You really need to understand that Trump is really unlike any other President we have had or had to endure. His education in undergraduate school may have given him some background in general business work, but little or no knowlege in either history, political science, let alone as far as legalçal studies. Trump doesn`t really listen to his informal cabinet of medical experts – only to his “brain“ which tells him is “his gut instinct.“ You need more than your “gut“ to get through this. You do “NOT“ get a second chance to redo what you did that went wrong; this is not a TV show where you get to redo it. You do “NOT“ have time to worry about your ratings.

    • Frank Castle | April 6, 2020 at 2:59 PM | Reply

      If you lie to your kids they will lie to you

    • @Frank Castle Let`s flow out a little hypothetical here: if Trumper lies to the whole world on TV, how can the whole world return the compliment to him?

    • Remember that Trumper our so-called President till at least 1/20/21 at noon ET, really has never grown up, given the lies and other subterfuges he uses on the public, if not the whole world.

  4. Lawrence Hawkins | April 5, 2020 at 3:35 PM | Reply

    Problem: 2019-nCoV is NOT “Pearl Harbor.” We saw this coming.

  5. “… as this country is entering a critical time for slowing this virus.”
    February? It’s April now. The US is filled with stupid stupid people, from the top down.

  6. Teardown Dan | April 5, 2020 at 3:47 PM | Reply

    “entering a critical time for slowing this virus” huh? The critical time for slowing covid-19 was a month ago, before it went completely out of control. Now is just damage control to avoid the “do nothing” curve and its 2M+ dead.

    • ​@Jewels Winfield less tests= less known cases= DRASTICALLY HIGHER FAKE mortality rate = fear and panic . Had you and everyone else been added to known cases, then all the asymptomatic added, imagine how low that death rate would get. World wide there are millions of undocumented cases of some people who survived nothing more than a flu and tons of people who had no symptoms or very mild symptoms. That would make the TRUTH less scary, not more. That’s the way math works.

    • Donald Smith | April 7, 2020 at 8:34 AM | Reply

      @Maria N your so right my crystal ball is telling me there will b riots here soon.please stay safe out there.

    • @Donald Smith no telling what’s gonna happen when people start realizing what they fell for, but first money and comfort has to run out. Everyone is way too comfortable, the sleep feels too good.


    • @Maria N adjust for 60% instead of 70. Still around 8 MILLION DEATHS. 100K would be a miracle and you all know it.

  7. Pearl Harbor is a stupid analogy, what he meant to say was Hiroshima (146,000).

  8. Prayers to America 🇺🇸💗
    From India

    • Delta Lima Bravo May I ask what made you pick Chuan rather than the one Haha when sending out your comment? The last name?

    • Thank you but the USA was considered the most prepared for a pandemic by several metrics. We will be praying for india, which has a bright future so long as you can avoid the demography problem the usa has with more people dying each year than being born. If it weren’t for immigration, our population would have gone down every year for the last 40 years. 30 countries have this problem and most of them are prosperous countries. India’s birth rates are going down too, as it becomes more prosperous. Good luck, I am convinced that the next big technological advancements will come out of india, like the energy/matter transfer machine. As far as the demographics go, scientists predict that we will only have 100,000 people left on earth by 2500.

    • Pray for Death!!!

    • @64PINK256 Well it was until Trump abolished all the disease control offices a few years back.
      India will be hit even worse on account of poverty, overcrowding and malnutrition. I haven’t heard much about the Indian government that encourages me and I expect they have few reserves of money or anything else to deal with something like this. Perhaps by then other countries, who’ve already been through it will rush to assist. China will, America might and there’ll be Europeans everywhere. There might even be a vaccine although they’re going to have to produce it by the petrol-tanker to inoculate over a billion people. It’s doable though and it will be done. This is not the end of the world though it may be the end of many of us. Maybe even me. Good luck.

    • Praying isn’t doing a great job. Praying is talking to yourself

  9. Alex Johnson | April 5, 2020 at 3:56 PM | Reply

    Nations with the same populations but with decent healthcare have significantly fewer cases and deaths. Imagine that.

    • Dave Ponsford | April 7, 2020 at 5:46 AM | Reply

      @Alexander Wasley They have higher cases because they test more. Its easy to claim lower cases when you don’t do the tests.

    • Danielle Mccarter | April 7, 2020 at 6:11 AM | Reply

      Patricia roe They are rich by being incompetent the less you take care of your ppl the more you pockets. It’s the same with crappy parents who are cheap with taking care of their kids.

    • Alexander Wasley | April 7, 2020 at 8:06 AM | Reply

      @Dave Ponsford America has done by far the most test in the world. Look it up.

    • Alexander Wasley | April 7, 2020 at 2:19 PM | Reply

      @David Aspinall As for slowing in America, New York City infection numbers appear to be decreasing. Although, it may be too early to tell.

    • Dave Ponsford | April 8, 2020 at 2:38 AM | Reply

      @Alexander Wasley get an adult to explain per capita to you. But basically per million America has tested the least.

  10. People were laughing at me for wearing a face cover 😥😥😂😂😂

    • We’ll see who’s laughing when they’re tidied away into a hole in the ground.

    • Danielle Mccarter | April 7, 2020 at 6:05 AM | Reply

      Jhon Legend Ppl look at me weird too with masks, sun glasses and gloves I don’t care. I’ve been doing this 6 weeks and me and my family are still ok.

    • Danielle Mccarter | April 7, 2020 at 6:05 AM | Reply

      Patricia roe Make sure it’s 3 layers preferably with filter slot or napkin or coffee filter.

    • I wouldn’t laugh at you, but I’d stay very far away from you if I saw you in a mask.

    • Be sure to start preparing for them: “Get well soon cards.“

  11. He obviously means that the US was as unprepared for the CV as it was for the sneaky Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour. Except that the US had several months warning of the approaching virus.

    • In a nutshell, what is or has been Trumpsky`s excuse. As President Harry S Truman would probably like to have reminded Trumpsky, “The buck stops on the Resolute desk,“meaning don`t try to blame others when the mistakes made come back to haunt you!“ Old express: Be careful what you wish for, you might get it!: Trumpsky wanted the WH. He got what he wanted.“

    • Over 2,000 men and women lost their lives at Pearl Harbor, paying as a result of mistakes made by both the Defense Dept. and the WH, prior to 12/7/1941.

    • Thanks to Trumpsky, the Treasury Secretary, the Defense secretary, and the rest of those selected by Trumpsky whose allegiance to wealthy Republicans, the latter hopes will keep him in office 4 more years so the rest of us Americans can continue to suffer, while the pandemic goes on for who knows how long. His mind is more concerned with the economy (and ultimately his wealth) than the Americans who continue to suffer and to die on his watch.

    • Jim Battersbee | April 7, 2020 at 4:34 PM | Reply

      @Missy Fooshee
      Japan was looking for a way out, Russia was beating them, they were on the ropes. The racist , USA had already exterminated native Americans, had a 240 year history of brutal slavery and was keen to see if the bomb worked. They used it twice, on civilians, not military targets, but on women and children.
      Now look at where your greed and barbarity has taken you, America is dysfunctional, the hypocrisy and incompetence is staggering.

    • Im about to say the same thing when i read ur comment. Two months warning is plenty of time to prepare. Now he has the nerve to say they are doing their job “beautifully and amazingly” lol..

  12. kermitefrog64 | April 5, 2020 at 4:17 PM | Reply

    Proverbs 22:3, “The shrewd one sees the danger and conceals himself, But the inexperienced keep right on going and suffer the consequences.”

    • @kharnak crux I know literally dozens of people who are convinced its the end of the world and none are ‘happy’ about it. WTF you talking to? Ohthatsrightyoumadeitup

    • That’s called being a coward

    • @kharnak crux that is the rare breed, we know that these things will happen because of the words of JESUS in the GOSPEL of Matthew 24- 26, and we are not glad, but we are not surprised by the predicted calamities that will evolve during the times we live in. People just need to prepare by repentance if sinful hearts and rejection of GOD’S provision for sin and accept His Truth and live.

    • Lola Samuels | April 6, 2020 at 9:14 AM | Reply

      Listen to to Google instead of God. Prayers aren’t working, send masks and ventilators

    • @Lola Samuels Google is evil and has an agenda to protect its power. Prayer does work. You might not get everything you ask for, but try it and find out. AND send masks and ventilators. Do your part too. God meets us halfway, and he is always waiting for you to come around and try having a conversation with him.

  13. Carmen Sidari | April 5, 2020 at 4:17 PM | Reply

    No# 1 rule..don’t listen to this administration if you want to live

    • In the UK we have been told not to wear masks, but sensible ppl still do using their own intelligence..

  14. The surgeon General is a bit late in his warnings isn’t he? Didn’t he say 2 weeks masks for the general public are dangerous?

    • Danielle Mccarter | April 7, 2020 at 6:08 AM | Reply

      kalbs89 Ppl shouldn’t wait for officials to tell them I didn’t. I’ve been wearing them 6 weeks moment I saw china wearing them I knew. Get some made that are at least 3 layers with filter slot you can put napkin or coffee filter.

  15. Raymond Hughley | April 5, 2020 at 4:22 PM | Reply

    South Korea got it right …we did not because trump called it a hoax.

  16. Pearl Harbor? Not an apt analogy. COVID-19 was seen coming 2 months away

    • demented moose | April 6, 2020 at 9:33 AM | Reply

      They knew about Pearl harbor attack before it even happen

    • America Lost | April 6, 2020 at 9:52 AM | Reply

      @demented moose Okay then…so… Pearl Harbor and COVID-19 are the same… The Federal Governments at the time were alerted to what was coming, but for some reason did not respond appropriately. In Trump’s case a lack of interest and care and probably understanding combined with gross incompetency… But in Roosevelt’s case…? I’m not sure. Maybe a historian can pipe in…

    • demented moose | April 6, 2020 at 10:38 AM | Reply

      @America Lost Yeah, that would be nice to see what they have to say. To me the government has always been shady.

  17. Daniel Ramos | April 5, 2020 at 6:08 PM | Reply

    As governor cuomo said “that light isnt a freight train its a bullet train”

  18. Billy Cotton | April 5, 2020 at 6:51 PM | Reply

    If this was Pearl Harbor, Trump’s response would be “Hawaii should have been prepared, we’re just a back-up.”

  19. Curt McAloney | April 5, 2020 at 9:50 PM | Reply

    Yeah, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Unfortunately, its a train coming at us.

  20. This government is a national threat to the extinction of Americans.

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