Doctors Shocked As COVID-19 Patients Inundate Emergency Rooms | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Dr. Murtaza Akhter, who works in the emergency rooms of two different Arizona hospitals, talks with Ali Velshi about the sudden and surprising prevalence of coronavirus patients he and his colleagues are treating. Aired on 6/17/2020.
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76 Comments on "Doctors Shocked As COVID-19 Patients Inundate Emergency Rooms | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Trump logic: “If it wasn’t for those stupid tests, we wouldn’t have any coronavirus cases in this country. The only way to stop the numbers from going up, is to stop testing.”

    Thousands of people are going to be driving and flying in from different parts of the country to attend Trump’s coronavirus potluck rally in Tulsa. And the number of infection cases in Tulsa are going to skyrocket afterwards. Count on it. Even Trump’s own people are fully aware that the virus is going to spread like wildfire throughout that rally. It’s the reason why they’re making attendees sign waivers for crying out loud. Trump wouldn’t be holding an indoor rally if he truly cared about his supporters. But like a true sociopath, Trump has weighed the value of their lives, and found them to be worth nothing..

    • and cray to think these same people will vote for him. that is, if they haven’t died from covid

    • I agree!!!!🤬

    • anne-marie Andrews | June 18, 2020 at 5:06 PM | Reply

      nothing is different about trump except that everyone around trump gets tested before they come into contact with him. you can’t get a test but everyone around germaphobe trump can.

    • Shana the Multiboxer | June 18, 2020 at 5:06 PM | Reply

      MSNBC Told us to go out and Protest right next to thousands of other people. Your Double Standard is showing.

    • RFI-Crypto Lab | June 18, 2020 at 5:45 PM | Reply

      The Age of Terror was inaugurated with a series of controlled demolitions in New York City on September 11, 2001. Now the world is being led into the Age of Biological Terror with a controlled demolition of the economy that is already causing unprecedented carnage across markets and around the globe. As the dust settles on this demolition, an entirely new economy is ready to be erected in its place: one in which no citizen will be out of the sight of the all-seeing government.

  2. Allan Gregory | June 18, 2020 at 2:09 AM | Reply

    Your toddler in chief has a very short attention span, he has already lost interest and moved on. You need a leader

  3. Bernie Simmons | June 18, 2020 at 2:14 AM | Reply

    Well if you quit counting the ill and dying the numbers do look good.

  4. Stephan Maurer | June 18, 2020 at 2:17 AM | Reply

    So, the dumbest people on earth are the worst in handling a pandemic? What a surprise…😂😂

    • @Crystal Giddens right

    • @Duane Appo
      Crystal Giddens is a troll or worst a Trump-cult follower, don’t waste your sanity with her/him

    • Crystal Giddens | June 18, 2020 at 3:19 PM | Reply

      @M F “Mommy when I grow up I’m gonna be a socialist”, Mother: “You better make up your mind son you can’t be both”.

    • @M F crystal is probably an antivaxer so she would have no idea what a kid would say, they usually die before they can talk….

    • RFI-Crypto Lab | June 18, 2020 at 5:46 PM | Reply

      The Age of Terror was inaugurated with a series of controlled demolitions in New York City on September 11, 2001. Now the world is being led into the Age of Biological Terror with a controlled demolition of the economy that is already causing unprecedented carnage across markets and around the globe. As the dust settles on this demolition, an entirely new economy is ready to be erected in its place: one in which no citizen will be out of the sight of the all-seeing government.

  5. I love this physician. Clear, compassionate. He gave “the rest of the story” as Paul Harvey used to say (yeah, I’m old). (4:30) If you test more, there should be more negative results as it’s a wider area. But the positive tests have skyrocketed out of proportion.

    • Ekaterina Ponizovskaya Devine | June 18, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      Why would it be more negative results? The virus will spread no matter what. It could be spreading slower or faster. If the hospitals are ready it is better if it would spread fast and we will be done. It is the same as with the flu or common cold. The death rate is low and decreasing. The number of mild cases increasing and it is good!

  6. KesselRunner606 | June 18, 2020 at 2:58 AM | Reply

    “sudden and surprising prevalence ?”

    Surprising?

    *Surprising?*

    How is this any surprise? It’s *exactly* what the experts have been *warning* would happen, for months!

    • Just to remind everyone that the state of Florida fired the scientist assigned to the COVID-19 data site and that Governor DeSantis is still hiding crucial data from the public on the total number of COVID-19 deaths yet Florida is among the states in which there are a high number of infected by the virus, I dare not imagine how critical the situation is if we had all the real data.

    • Dr. Fauci’s words still ring in my ears when he told you all that in the worst case you Americans would have had 200,000 deaths from the 19-covid in the first wave, now 200,000 deaths seem to be the best scenario.

    • Danielle Adair | June 18, 2020 at 12:13 PM | Reply

      No surprise. Wait til after rallies. Sheriff who wouldn’t enforce covid rules, now has Covid, AND WILL ATTEND THE RALLY IN ARIZONA!! How stupid can you get?

    • Crystal Giddens | June 18, 2020 at 1:02 PM | Reply

      @M F DeSantis, *the dire predictions never materialized in Florida*
      *“Those predictions have been false,”* DeSantis said.
      The governor said officials now know *they are not in a position where hospitals will be overwhelmed.*
      “We know the No. 1 thing that people were concerned about with this was that that type of catastrophe, that’s not going to happen,” DeSantis said. *“That’s not happened. We have all these extra beds and field hospitals and nobody’s there.”*

    • Crystal Giddens | June 18, 2020 at 1:03 PM | Reply

      @Danielle Adair Scamdemic – MN Senator *Dr Scott Jensen On Covid 19 Death Count Guidelines & Financial Incentives* https://www.bitchute.com/video/M6A-fAvEEpI/

  7. What do *all* these states have in common? They’re all red states that listened to #BunkerBabyBoneSpues when he urged them to open up without regard for the consequences. Most of them did without meeting the Administration’s *own* guidelines. Dr. Fauci was afraid that this would happen and it has. Good job, idiots! I’m *so* done with these imbecile MAGAts!

  8. John Miccarelli | June 18, 2020 at 3:03 AM | Reply

    So predictable. I’ve been going over this topic with tenants for the last 2 months and we all agreed this would happen. The point being we are just average people
    who have no medical backgrounds. YET….after watching 100+ hours of videos and another 20+ hours of reading articles from a scientific stand point, I have
    managed to at least understand what our leaders can not comprehend. This VIRUS will be here forever. The masks, sanitizers and social distancing can help
    BUT….we have too many ignorant people beating their chests about their constitutional rights and complaining about wearing masks. NOW these fools have
    gone around infecting not only the general public but infecting their families as well. Just so stupid. Maybe when they lose someone they DO CARE about
    to this virus the chest beating will stop. Until then they will continue to get sick and possibly die.

    • @John Miccarelli, good points love it, unfortunately you made the mistake of implying that they would care if they lost someone, trumpers only care about trump, who doesn’t care about them, he is so fu’kin cunning

  9. America still in First Wave, that’s why . .

    • apauls I think we might not get to second wave. We’re going to have a continuous first wave to the fall. And then the wave keep rolling until we get effective treatments, or vaccine.

    • The Engineers | June 18, 2020 at 8:41 AM | Reply

      Johnny W Not at all. Pay attention to previous Pandemics. This virus is going to mutate and begin the 2nd wave that’s going to infect everyone. Especially the deniers and overly ignorant people.

    • “Wave” of PANIC

  10. elizabeth pinkerton | June 18, 2020 at 3:09 AM | Reply

    Well if you go out and get into crowds of people in pools, beaches ect, when a virus is rampant, that is what happens. These people seem to think it wont hit them, well obviously that is wrong.

  11. Carolyn's List | June 18, 2020 at 3:10 AM | Reply

    Wow, I really didn’t get this at first. I had to sit on it for awhile before realizing just how terrifying his concerns are.

  12. Terrance Bailey | June 18, 2020 at 3:11 AM | Reply

    Thank God i live in Canada. You Americans are now out of control because of your insane President. Scary stuff. Get real America! You are killing your fellow Americans.

    • lexa harpell | June 18, 2020 at 4:02 AM | Reply

      Thank God I live in Australia! I can’t believe the ignorance of the people and the government in the USA! It’s not like they can’t see what is happening in the rest of the world to learn from. Keep safe there Canada. xxx

    • @lexa harpell I’m an Aussie too and watching this horror show in the US is heartbreaking. Can you imagine ScoMo gassing crowds to get a photo op? How is there no immediate intervention taking place to remove the psycopath in office?

    • Basil McDonnell | June 18, 2020 at 8:43 AM | Reply

      @Victoria Nyteshade That’s a bit of an exaggerated worry. A lot of US plates are cars owned by people who live in Canada. I have one outside my door here. American student. Stayed here since January. The borders are in fact closed. You get stopped.

    • Annie Malone | June 18, 2020 at 12:06 PM | Reply

      @Basil McDonnell borders aren’t obviously closed…..always people who look and find loopholes

    • Lorraine Enman-Eldred | June 18, 2020 at 7:18 PM | Reply

      Keep that Canada/US border closed to nonessential traffic indefinitely!!!

  13. America needs to do like Trump during Vietnam War and stay at home 🤣

    • Eric Swartzmiller | June 18, 2020 at 2:15 PM | Reply

      @Ellen Peba Joe blow Biden dodged the draft. NOBODY talking about that

    • Ellen Peba 😳wow 5years in that Military School did not put very much knowledge in his head….what did they teach there? 🤔 that School better not try to advertise with „Trump was here for 5 years“( and didn’t learn very much) 🤨🙄

    • @Nina Jäger Okay, nina, you da boss.

    • @Eric Swartzmiller That’s because joe is special. So is his education. Special- Education joe.

    • Alan Pattinson | June 18, 2020 at 8:20 PM | Reply

      @Ellen Peba God is very busy making Covid 19, this is like the flood without a Noah.

  14. Gee it’s almost as if epidemiology is a science and science-denying Republicans are running a scam which is getting people killed

    • Alisha Monique | June 18, 2020 at 7:38 AM | Reply

      people were encouraged to protest in ginormous groups by democrats with barely a mention of covid. Now that the protests have died down covid is back….😂

    • Elaine Burnett | June 18, 2020 at 8:02 AM | Reply

      @Queen Existence with masks forced to be in crowds to prevent murders! yes, that kind of action!

    • Karen Zeiger | June 18, 2020 at 8:15 AM | Reply

      Alisha Monique that kind of righteous anger needs no encouragement, just a moral compass , obvi something you lack

    • Crystal Giddens | June 18, 2020 at 9:43 AM | Reply

      @Karen Zeiger *Brazil’s Parliament Breaks Into Hospital Claiming 5k Coronavirus Patients, 200 Dead and It’s Empty!*

    • No logic here…

  15. Dickson Chee | June 18, 2020 at 4:39 AM | Reply

    Trump say there is no virus at all in usa everything is good in usa 🤣

  16. Nikita Khrushchev said, “We will take America without firing a shot. We do not have to invade the U.S. We will destroy you from within….”

    • @Mark Campbell But you’re still alive, Mark–still alive to squawk and weep. He’s going to be re-elected–deal with it ♥

    • Mark Campbell | June 18, 2020 at 12:02 PM | Reply

      Ellen Peba I don’t usually weep, but 4 more years of Trump would do it. Remember, if he loses you will still need to accept it. We need our country to go forward. The USA needs to go on.

    • Frans van Mook | June 18, 2020 at 12:17 PM | Reply

      And Putin made sure that the elections were rigged and that the greatest conman, moron and liar was elected president. From there on it was a piece of cake. Trump and the GOP are destroying America from within. But they get payed very well. Moscow Mitch. Flynnand all the others who visited Russia before the elections of 2016.

    • @Mark Campbell If he loses, I”ll live with it. I made it through 8 years of the Marxist obama, so I can survive anything. God is in Control ♥

    • Alan Pattinson | June 18, 2020 at 8:35 PM | Reply

      @Ellen Peba So if God is in control why is it such a mess?

  17. Marina Kataxenou | June 18, 2020 at 4:53 AM | Reply

    the doctor laughing at the idea of “if we dont do testing we wont have any cases” was my favourite moment

    • RFI-Crypto Lab | June 18, 2020 at 5:45 PM | Reply

      The Age of Terror was inaugurated with a series of controlled demolitions in New York City on September 11, 2001. Now the world is being led into the Age of Biological Terror with a controlled demolition of the economy that is already causing unprecedented carnage across markets and around the globe. As the dust settles on this demolition, an entirely new economy is ready to be erected in its place: one in which no citizen will be out of the sight of the all-seeing government.

  18. Wow, all the states that cried about shutting down are going out of control. Stupid Governors, mayors and citizens, especially Florida. DeSantis is out!

    • Many idiots in Michigan want Governor Gretchen Whitmer recalled.
      But the truth is Ron DeSantis is the one that needs to be recalled.

  19. HeartDoc Andrew | June 18, 2020 at 8:21 AM | Reply

    “Doctors Shocked As COVID-19 Patients Inundate Emergency Rooms” as #ImPOTUS45’s rallygoers soon will be when they see firsthand what doctors are seeing. May all reading this vote accordingly on Nov 3rd for that which is kind, just & right instead of more “Mourning in America.”

  20. “I take no responsibility at all.” — Donald J. Trump

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