Fmr. CDC Director: Prioritize Testing For Schools To Reopen | The Last Word | MSNBC

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Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under President Barack Obama, explains to Lawrence O'Donnell how prioritizing testing is necessary to prevent and contain coronavirus outbreaks. Aired on 7/30/2020.
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Fmr. CDC Director: Prioritize Testing For Schools To Reopen | The Last Word | MSNBC

26 Comments on "Fmr. CDC Director: Prioritize Testing For Schools To Reopen | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Isn’t it peculiar that Trump thinks it’s unsafe to hold the RNC convention, but it’s perfectly safe to send your children back to school? 🤔

    • Unfortunately he’s never cared about the American people and children. Some are just finding this out now.
      He’s a narcissist and psychopath.

    • Football Nerd | July 31, 2020 at 12:40 AM | Reply

      He doesn’t actually care about safety at the RNC. He just knew it was gonna be a flop like the rally he had in Oklahoma

  2. Football Nerd | July 31, 2020 at 12:37 AM | Reply

    Donald Trump quotes on covid:

    February 10th – “By April, when it gets a bit warmer, it will miraculously go away”
    February 25th – “We’re very close to a vaccine”
    February 26th – “We have 15 cases and within a couple of days that’s going to be down close to zero so that’s a pretty good job we’ve done”
    February 26th – “The infection seems to have gone down over the last 2 days. We’re going to be at 5 people pretty soon. And we could be at just 1 or 2 people over the next short period of time”
    February 28th – “This is the democrats new hoax”
    March 6th – “It’s going to go away, hopefully at the end of the month”
    March 11th – “We’re more prepared to fight the virus than any other country. The virus doesn’t stand a chance against us”
    March 13th – “I don’t take responsibility at all”
    March 16th – “I rate my handling of the outbreak as a 10 out of 10”
    March 24th – “We never shut the country down for flu”
    April 10th – “I looks as though we’ll only have 60,000 deaths, which is substantially lower than what any of the scientists thought”
    April 16th – “We are past the peak”
    April 23rd – “We have one of the lowest mortality rates in the world”
    April 23rd – “Suppose we hit the body with a tremendous, whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light. Supposing you brought light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or in some way”
    April 24th – “Disinfectant knocks it out in 1 minute. Can we use that? By injecting it inside the body?”
    April 25th – “There might not be a 2nd wave once we reopen. It might not come back at all”
    May 3rd – “We’re going to lose anywhere from 75,000 to 100,000 people”
    May 5th – “With or without a vaccine, it’s going to pass”
    May 13th – “If we did less testing, we would have less cases. So in a way, by doing all of this testing it makes me look bad”
    May 21st – “When we have a lot of cases, I don’t look at that as a bad thing. I look at it as a good thing because it means our testing is much better. So I view it as a badge of honour. Really, it’s a badge of honour”
    June 15th – “If you don’t test you don’t have any cases. If we stopped testing right now we’d have very few cases, if any”
    June 17th – “The virus is dying out”
    June 19th – “I have done a phenomenal job with covid”
    June 19th – “Testing is a double edged sword. So I said to my people slow the testing down please”
    July 1st – “I think that, at some point, it’s just going to sort of, disappear”
    July 4th – “We’re well on our way to a tremendous victory over this virus”
    July 10th – “Texas and Florida are going to have it under control very quickly”
    July 13th – “Testing is a double edged sword. When you test you create cases, so we’ve created cases”
    July 13th – “We have the lowest covid mortality in the world”
    July 17th – “We are the envy of the world for how we’ve dealt with this”
    July 27th – “The governors should be opening up states”

    Vote this liar out!

  3. The U.K. Has tests with next day results. Dubai has a laser test with instant results. We have fallen way behind in science.

    • Football Nerd | July 31, 2020 at 12:42 AM | Reply

      Also people in the UK don’t have to pay for their tests. In that country the poor people actually get tested and treated rather than dying on the streets without ever being diagnosed and added to the official death toll.

  4. Trump will risk anyones life to get reelected and protect his very fragile ego. Thats why Dr. Fauci approval ratings are so high and Chumps are so low.

  5. 300 children from Texas Daycare Centre have contracted CV, SAD.

  6. Ajile Branch | July 31, 2020 at 12:45 AM | Reply

    This crisis has revealed just how ‘exceptional’ America truly is 🙄

  7. Trumps Administration Failure. GOP Failure. Trump. Failure
    Vote Blue Too Big To Rig.

  8. 🤷🏼‍♀️🙄decent parents & caregivers ain’t gonna send our precious children into harm’s way for no one protective instincts ✊😷we don’t muck around

  9. If schools reopen during Covid, educators must receive a pay increase that remains in effect indefinitely. Meaning the new rate or wage cannot decrease post-Covid.

  10. This is going to be unfathomably horrid. In Babylon there were drummers and musicians playing when they made sacrifices so you couldn’t hear the screams.

  11. Elizabeth Ayres | July 31, 2020 at 1:01 AM | Reply

    We should all have access to those 20 minute test results. That way, if we find ourselves stuck in place for fear we’ve been infected, we can quickly find out, and those near us can find out. I had an unfortunate and unexpected surprise when a roommate brought a friend over. Not knowing she was in the house, I walked in and was startled to find her there, and in close quarters with me. As it turns out, she hasn’t taken thi seriously, and now, I can’t leave and go to a safer place until I’m tested, and I can’t convince him that he is putting us at risk. Now wearing a mask at home fo 7-10 days until I get results. At that time, I will go to my daughter’s house, and not before, as I dont want to carry it with me. This is just sad that Congress can’t override a veto and pass mask legislation, and maybe some kind of reckless endangerment law penalizing those who don’t behave responsibly. This is truly a travesty on so many levels.

  12. Just go to the White House, pretend to be a fan of Donald Trump and say you want to congratulate him. You will be tested immediately.

  13. The Trumpandemic will continue to rage out of control until we have a sane and caring president.
    Vote true. Vote blue.

  14. Sorry to be a broken record, America, but PLEASE? GET THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL SECRET POLICE UNITS OUTLAWED, TODAY! They are the instrument of your suppression. You KNOW you can’t trust the, “reassurances,” of the GOP. Trump WILL, “suspend,” your elections, because he KNOWS he’s going to jail along with his Cabinet and family! More CHILDREN will DIE. OUTLAW THE SECRET POLICE. They are only there for ONE REASON! You KNOW THIS, America!

  15. Expat and This and That | July 31, 2020 at 4:57 AM | Reply

    presidential directive 51

  16. Rob Donaldson | July 31, 2020 at 9:31 AM | Reply

    Thank you #TRUMP2020 🇺🇸 and #BIGpharm 😷 for your Vaccine Research. Making the World a Better Place.. #winning 👍👍

  17. Doug Schaufele | July 31, 2020 at 1:07 PM | Reply

    Suburban housewives must make the choice of keeping their kids safe or keeping Trump!

  18. 2 boys 4 girls | July 31, 2020 at 4:17 PM | Reply

    Who’s more important MOTHERS.
    trump or your CHILDREN.


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