As Trump Fails To Curb COVID, Young Patients Stress No One Is Immune | MSNBC

As Trump Fails To Curb COVID, Young Patients Stress No One Is Immune | MSNBC 1


U.S. coronavirus cases are hitting all-time highs in July, with the pandemic drastically shifting towards younger Americans. In this MSNBC Special Zoom interview, MSNBC’s Ari Melber talks with two people in their 20s – Raven McGregor and Jonah Stillman – about contracting Covid, what they learned, and what their peers are doing and saying about the enduring threat, along with Dr. Uché Blackstock. McGregor opens up and concedes, "I thought I was immune because I was young," urging everyone to take the threat seriously. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 7/02/2020.
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As Trump Fails To Curb COVID, Young Patients Stress No One Is Immune | MSNBC

50 Comments on "As Trump Fails To Curb COVID, Young Patients Stress No One Is Immune | MSNBC"

  1. Self-centered people tend to ignore the needs of others and only do what’s best for them. So, let’s do as John F. Kennedy said  “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”

    • @Cartoonishly Inept
      It is LESS likely to adversely affect young people, but the point is they are not immune. And more importantly, they are spreading it to people who ARE more vulnerable.

    • SouthSide Chicago | July 2, 2020 at 8:52 PM | Reply

      The media has been playing this political game for months now. Only the soft and easily manipulated believe their lies. The ONLY statistic that matters are death statistics and everyone knows which states lead the way….all red states.

    • Republicans are proud of being selfish. It’s their doctrine.

    • @SouthSide Chicago Red states are going to have a disproportionately high infection and death rates because they are populated with uneducated, drooling wastes of oxygen. However, given the lifelong damage that can occur, it is not the only statistic that matters.

    • SouthSide Chicago | July 2, 2020 at 9:58 PM | Reply

      @d z LMAO you are just a complete media sheep. The ONLY statistic that matters are deaths, period. Nobody has any idea on how many people are infected. Illinois has more deaths than Florida, Texas, and Arkansas COMBINED. The media is making this political, and you dumb liberals eat it all up as if it was the gospel. Liberal Sheep. Baaaaa.

  2. Some people who have “recovered” are still at risk of blood clots leading to strokes, brain damage, heart attacks etc. Governments who are too weak to insist on the proper use of masks in public should be removed. Those “leaders” that ignored the best scientific advice should be removed. Arrogant entitled fools playing with our health.

  3. I wear earplugs and a mask when Trump voters speak.

  4. Buddy Ratcliff | July 2, 2020 at 7:54 PM | Reply

    Just swinging by for some kool aid

  5. Shellie Wolske | July 2, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

    trump doesn’t know what to do so he dirties his diaper , clicks his heels together 3 times and says ” it will all just go away” the resulting negligence : turning a pandemic into genocide. The most heinous of crimes. It is right up there with treason. Oh yea, he’s guilty of that too

  6. Show young people in a ventilator. That will get their attention.

  7. That’s how it spreads. I expect this from the cultists. Not from real people. Vote.

  8. Norm MacLeod | July 2, 2020 at 8:22 PM | Reply

    Months into this pandemic and people still think it is a joke…..WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!
    Even if you survive it you could pass it to someone else who might DIE FROM THIS!!!

    • Snaggle Toothed | July 2, 2020 at 9:27 PM | Reply

      Have you seen the reports about the Covid Parties
      where everyone pays $10 to go and the first person to test positive wins the pot???
      I haven’t made that up. Google it and see. Down in Alabama, I seem to recall.

    • More importantly, Covid-19 tears up one’s lungs. That’s what kills people with compromised immunity systems. Just because you were sick and recovered doesn’t mean the lung damage goes away. That damage will become more and more acute as you get older.

  9. Timurphy was here | July 2, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    Trump is immune thanks to Barr. His immunity ends in January.
    BIDEN 2020

    • ScrewedUp FisherMan – You’ve got to be kidding. Trump will call him senile, crooked, and racist – like the ocean calling a puddle wet – then he will have nothing to say. Trump couldn’t even come up with a plan, or even empty talking points, for a second term to talk about at his rallies or to tell Sean Hannity!

    • ScrewedUp FisherMan | July 2, 2020 at 9:21 PM | Reply

      The new normal isn’t normal
      Did I say that? Cmon bruh you gotta come harder than that

    • ScrewedUp FisherMan in your dreams. In your little dreams.

    • ScrewedUp FisherMan | July 2, 2020 at 10:20 PM | Reply

      Carol Burns wanna put some money on it Carol? Venmo, Cash App or Zelle come with it cow

    • @ScrewedUp FisherMan
      Joes got all colored votes in the bag, then there’s the millions of white folks with brains.

  10. Spend hours in a gym in a room full of people huffing and puffing? Trump voters for sure.

  11. Elizabeth Agnese | July 2, 2020 at 8:46 PM | Reply


  12. Elizabeth Agnese | July 2, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply


  13. maxine kelly | July 2, 2020 at 8:51 PM | Reply

    Thanks Ari such a great informative zoom young people need to see they aren’t invincible and the virus is not a hoax .❤️🇦🇺❤️🇦🇺

  14. 57,000 new infections today in the US – A record. 10,000 in Florida alone. It’s going away? I don’t think so

  15. They all look fine to me

  16. Richard Thomas | July 2, 2020 at 9:12 PM | Reply

    A few words from covid19.

    COVID-19: “Perhaps I didn’t make myself clear the first time, so let me
    try again. I am immune to Trump’s lies and gaslighting. Ignorance and
    misinformation from Trump and Fox only makes me stronger. I can’t be
    defeated with phony patriotism, guns, flag waving, or denial. I can’t be
    defeated with magic, because I am real, and magic is not. I can only be
    defeated with science, facts, maturity, unselfishness, and common
    sense. I am nothing like the flu, but the flu is a fan of mine, and it
    wants to be like me when it grows up. Trying to ignore me won’t save
    you. I can’t be defeated with thoughts and prayers, so going to places
    of worship won’t save you. You may not be interested in me, but I am
    obsessed with you. Currently there is no vaccine for me, and that’s the
    problem. I recognize no one’s authority. Selfish ignorant people like
    Trump and his cult are the wind beneath my wings, they give me life. I
    may have lost some strength in other countries, but thanks to Trump,
    America is making me great again.”

  17. John William | July 2, 2020 at 9:13 PM | Reply

    We’re all tired of staying in the house , but the real question is are we tired of living… the death toll is still climbing.

  18. Millions of newly declassified documents & not a single word from fake news

  19. Finally the u.s became no1 in the world of most people died because incompetence handling of a pandemic!
    So disgusting!😠

    • Yup, this pandemic is reordering the nations and has proven that the US is too stupid and incompetent to lead

  20. America is helping the Virus to mutate. Thanks guys…. 👍

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