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Dr. Nahid Bhadelia joins Morning Joe to discuss coronavirus infection rates in Massachusetts, new developments in rapid testing, when the country will be able to test all residents and her message to other cities and states that aren't currently coronavirus hotspots. Aired on 3/31/2020.
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85 Comments on "Boston Doctor Says Virus Will Spread Out From Cities | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. It’s as if this virus was designed to exploit arrogance.

    • Jonathan Schell | April 1, 2020 at 6:51 AM | Reply

      @NN J dude I go in further I believe it is intelligent alien lifethat is bringing us a lot of the jungle natural selection strong survive the healthy survive the law of the jungle bro

    • Jonathan Schell | April 1, 2020 at 6:52 AM | Reply

      Squeaky boardyou don’t believe in Steve bro their millions of them here in America illegally we need to get rid of them vote Trump 20/20

    • @Camp Blanchard Yes you are lying and the virus was not designed at all, it has evolved by itself lika almost all organisms on earth.

    • Prithvi Akula | April 1, 2020 at 3:53 PM | Reply

      God’s hand

    • Global Power Shift from West to East | April 1, 2020 at 4:03 PM | Reply

      Cuomo likes to share the virus, not the masks.

  2. A coworker has been out since last Monday and he can’t get the test. Unless you are hospitalized your probably not going to get tested when sick. The numbers are dramatically under reported because they can’t know.

    • Power corrupts | March 31, 2020 at 7:39 PM | Reply

      Many people who get infected do become seriously ill. Without free testing and paying people for quarantining, it will not be controlled.

    • fagiolification | April 1, 2020 at 2:39 AM | Reply

      @söder bröder I bet the WH reported those huge numbers knowing the fatalities will be less than what they claimed just to make Trump look like a hero who “saved the US”. Re-election guaranteed. That would be terrible… but possible though, given that Trump is a psychopath.

    • @söder bröder Why do you call it that,communist bot

    • Richard Henry Sr | April 2, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

      john…and if you can’t pa… you can’t stay!

    • Ok and your polnt

  3. Trump said yesterday he didn’t know there was a testing shortage

  4. For three years, t’rump supporters have used ignorance and stupidity as protection from reality. Good luck using that against the virus. 👍

  5. trueconsumer6 | March 31, 2020 at 11:20 AM | Reply

    Latest in Trump Fiction: “There is no shortage of test kits.”

  6. The Blue Arrow | March 31, 2020 at 11:32 AM | Reply

    For the past few years, Donald Trump and his supporters have been at war with reality and science
    And they have been winning
    Until now.

    • Alexander Vasquez | March 31, 2020 at 1:53 PM | Reply

      Agree 100 percent

    • Richard Henry Sr | April 2, 2020 at 8:32 PM | Reply

      the blue…everyone knew he had a low IQ and talked like a third grader. they didn’t care because he was on a reality show! everything we have been warning people about…is now right there OUT LOUD! the man is a worthless POS and he will pay for his tacky nasty disgusting clown car and gypsy vagabond family…let’s just hope we live through it!

    • @Richard Henry Sr Do you think your comment is healthy for America at this time? Most would say no. It offers nothing but hatred and vitriol.

    • Richard Henry Sr | April 3, 2020 at 12:07 PM | Reply

      @R L T yes… i do! we wouldn’t be in this mess if he knew what he was doing.. HE offers nothing but HATE. he can’t read, he scribbles like a child, acts like a bully and has to have constant praise. HE IS NOT HEALTHY FOR AMERICA! if the truth hurts…then go stick your head back in the sand! i believe most people would say YES! free speech! get over it!

    • @Richard Henry Sr Well Dicky Henry…if you want to see HATE…read ALL of the comments on this You Tube Channel….MSNBC. Almost 100% vitriolic and hate-filled….Americans trolling Americans 24/7/365. You don’t even realize that…do you. Just go away.

  7. surely you joke, mein failüre | March 31, 2020 at 11:56 AM | Reply

    Fauci: “Donald, 3000 people have died in the US as of yesterday.”
    Trump: “I haven’t heard about anyone dying from this. Who ever heard of such a thing?”

    • IAMGiftbearer | April 1, 2020 at 12:08 PM | Reply

      @Linda Dunphe Yeah, duped by Trump to stand by idly as an oncoming truck plows into them. Denial won’t prevent disaster. Only action will, early and often. This thing doesn’t only affect Democrats, it doesn’t care if you’re black or white, rich or poor. It kills anybody it can. It’s best to take precautions to protect yourself and your family, and urge the public officials in your state to protect the people of your state, as this is much bigger than any one person can handle alone.

    • Just Looking | April 1, 2020 at 4:54 PM | Reply

      @Linda Dunphe
      The following was posted as a reply to a different comment, so read it with that in mind. But it compares corona to the flu.

      Let’s clear some things up, first, shall we? First of all, it’s not the media that is hyping things up and causing the nations of the world to shut down. It is the health care system. The doctors and scientists who have training and experience in dealing with illness. It’s been an uphill battle by the doctors to get people to take this seriously. There’s only a few people like yourself, and the Nacho in Chief, who seem to think it’s some joke or conspiracy. It’s neither a joke nor a conspiracy.

      You mention not knowing anybody personally who is sick. I actually doubt that very much. But I’ll get to that later. First let’s look at the numbers.

      You want to compare this to the flu, so let’s start with quantifying the flu. In the 2018-2019 flu season, the statistics are as follows: 35 million estimated sick, 16.5 million went to the doctor, 34,200 people died. If we use the 16.5 who went to the doctor as confirmed cases, then normally about half, or 47% of people are confirmed cases, and 53% are not confirmed cases. So then, out of 35 million sick people, 34,200 died of the flu. That’s a mortality rate of .09%. Less than one tenth of one percent.

      How does the Corona Virus compare? We know the World has 722,435 confirmed cases as of 10:29pm pacific daylight time on 3/29/2020. The death toll is at 33,977 at that time. If we roughly double confirmed cases to give us total cases, the that would be 1,444,870 cases. This gives us a mortality rate for all cases of 2.35%.

      Now if we were to take that 2.35% mortality rate, and apply it to the number of people who got sick with the flu, we would have a death toll for 2018-2019 flu season of 823,046, compared to the 34,200 that actually died. That’s 24 times more people dying. So while the percentage increase seems small, the numbers are quite significant.

      The question remains, how many people are going to get sick with Corona Virus then? My understanding is that corona virus is highly contagious. You’ve seen the charts of the growth in cases, and that’s with quarantines in effect. So if it goes unchecked, we can expect to see numbers as high, or higher, than the flu, but with 24 times more deaths. Easily 800,000 people dying. 1 million would not be a far reach. Think about that. 1 million deaths. In less than half a year. You don’t think having a quarantine in effect is worth saving those people’s lives?

      Now, let’s look at your hypothesis that since you don’t know anyone who is sick, it must be fake. If you know 100 people personally, then only about .02%, that’s 2/100ths of a percent, or .00002 people you know, will get sick. Way less than one person. Even less people you know will die, .00000047 people you know will die out of one hundred. Even so, that death rate will add up to nearly a million if only as many people as had the flu will get sick. To sum it up, ‘just check how many you know are sick’ is not scientific. Making decisions based on that is a death sentence for the additional people who would get sick if we made decisions based on your reasoning. If we were talking about interest on a loan, it wouldn’t matter that much. But you are talking about human lives.

      Finally, to address your statement on hospital overcrowding. It is evident you pulled that hypothesis straight from your rectal cavity. Hospitals are doing a triage. Non-critical cases are not admitted, and depending on symptoms, maybe not x-rayed or tested. Hospitals are overwhelmed with CRITICAL cases, not your supposed hypochondriacs.

      CDC 2018-2019 Flu Stats:

      CDC statistical methodology:

      Johns Hopkins Corona Virus tracking:

    • Wow. Get with the times. Quoting the Bible next as current?

    • Lyle Sanders Yup we always have to blame someone right! How about trump saying fake virus 🦠, just a flu, oh wait Democrats hoax!!

    • Fake news super creep infected with TDS

  8. Chris P. Bacon | March 31, 2020 at 11:56 AM | Reply

    I awoke with ‘Life During Wartime’ playing in my head.I probably owe David Byrne some royalty money.

  9. Maybe healthcare workers dealing with covid-19 should be getting danger pay just like the military gets when going overseas or combat.

    • @Faska Faska thank you! For all you do.

    • Power corrupts | March 31, 2020 at 2:28 PM | Reply

      They should be getting test kits, masks, ppe, and ventilators. Two months ago.

    • Power corrupts | March 31, 2020 at 3:09 PM | Reply

      Volunteers will be needed to help with testing. They will also require PPE.
      This needs to happen immediately.
      Testing, isolation, and physical distancing are required to deal with this outbreak. This will help to take the load off our healthcare infrastructure until they can acquire more people and resources to treat patients.

    • matthew broderick | March 31, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      @Faska Faska wow your ego is huge.

    • matthew broderick | March 31, 2020 at 9:42 PM | Reply

      @Faska Faska take it easy “hero”

  10. These medical professionals are putting their lives on the line and we thank them. Stay home and be safe. Be careful if you are an essential employee.

    • JoJo Or Else | March 31, 2020 at 3:50 PM | Reply

      The last thing you need to do is ‘stay home’. The medicine of choice for Coro19 is chloroquine. It’s previously used for Radiation poisoning. This shows that the governments know where the actual source of Coro19 is. And it’s not your friends.

      1917 the world saw the introduction of Radio Waves. It’s background radiation was a fairly new ‘toxin’ that the human body had to deal with. The human body product of this toxic environment was the virus known as Spanish flu. In the last 20 years we have more and more “Outbreaks”, (h1n1, swine flu, Mers, Sars) mostly coming from china, who are the leaders in Wireless tech. Viruses are made in the body in a hazardous or toxic (radiation) environment. You don’t “catch” viruses. You do ‘catch’ bacteria. Plague of 1600’s being an example of a bacterial outbreak. One guess where the biggest 5G rollout was in the world. Wuhan.

    • Ralf Häggström | March 31, 2020 at 4:01 PM | Reply

      Even if you are not, Stay Safe ! …………….

    • Earlene Dearing | March 31, 2020 at 4:08 PM | Reply

      Braview nurseing home in Euclid Ohio puts their resdents at risk it I s horrible in that place nurses not prossinal and they committed guardianship fraud they treat poor old people like nonthing they are always short leave patient in feces old urine aide take their food God help us all

  11. Uh yeah. I’m seeing people moving from cities with high cases to cities with lower cases. Trying to run from it. Bringing it to these new cities.

    • In the first half of the 20th century. the wealthy spent their summers in mountain, lakes and ocean country in order to flee polio, typhus, heat, dust. FDR ironically caught his polio while in rural Nova Scotia as a child.

  12. TheKyubiisaan | March 31, 2020 at 1:32 PM | Reply

    We have some of the best doctors in the world and even they can’t stop this. Not by their own inability, but because it’s simply impossible. Stay inside.

  13. Healthcare workers are already passing the virus to patients and their families!

  14. The ones not prepared will see the most devastation. History foretells it!

  15. Dick Longmire | March 31, 2020 at 1:44 PM | Reply

    What’s shocking is how people are shocked at the rapid spread.

  16. Geoffrey Devore | March 31, 2020 at 2:22 PM | Reply

    To all Healthcare workers:

    Keep up the good work!!

  17. Watch out if this isn’t contained by the end of May…Most people will have no cash by then if not before & printing more won’t be the answer either

    • Richard Henry Sr | April 2, 2020 at 8:23 PM | Reply

      OSKA…we are fixing to learn how third world countries take shape! hold on to your hiney!

    • @Richard Henry Sr 3rd world countries have been dealing with poverty & disease for centuries…What’s to learn?

  18. In Italy, a small town 3,300 — tested EVERYONE, quarantined the infected, and stopped the vurus’ spread IN ITS TRACKS.

    That isn’t rocket science. But it apparently is beyond Trump’s understanding. Then again, his only concern is the election.

    • Power corrupts | March 31, 2020 at 7:45 PM | Reply

      Cities and towns can adopt this strategy.
      May not be able to test everyone, but enough to significantly slow down the community spread. Test kits, trained personnel, and equipment are needed. This is what the federal government needs to pay for.
      Two months ago.

  19. Not a good time to be led by a delusional sociopath.

  20. The doctor could not be more accurate. 
    As I write the USS Theodore Roosevelt now off the coast of Guam– 90% of it crew are infected with the virus.
    The captain has notified Pentagon official Esper the matter is critical and urgent that his crew be taken off the ship in Guam.
    If anyone has ever been on an aircraft carrier knows practicing social distancing is impossible in tight quarters.

    • fagiolification | April 1, 2020 at 2:35 AM | Reply

      Yeah sure, like, who hasn’t been on an aircraft carrier? We all do that all day every day!

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