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With the coronavirus pandemic reaching new case records in states across the nation, the surge in hospitalizations is having a devastating effect on medical professionals facing the likelihood of a long and deadly winter. Dr. Ngozi Ezike joins to discuss. Aired on 10/26/2020.
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84 Comments on "New Covid-19 Surge Takes Emotional Toll On Frontline Workers | The 11th Hour | MSNBC"

  1. *_Imagine_* *signing a Covid-19 waiver to attend Donald Trump’s Corona rally. Just to hear about how Covid-19 is a hoax.*

    *Can’t fix stupid but the hats make it easier to identify.*

  2. America is

    23 in education.
    25 in democracy index.
    34 in raising family index.
    37 in healthcare.
    No high-speed train.
    Highest number of homeless people.
    Highest number of incarcerated people.
    78% of people live paycheck to paycheck.

    Stock market is not economy of Americans! Where 90% of money belongs to top 10% of the population, it’s wallet for the rich.

    Let’s talk like adults, instead of name calling.

    I have left the proof on my playlist, if you would like to check!

    Let’s make our country better together. . .

  3. If my hate and anger could set objects in reality on fire….the amount of hate and anger I have towards Trump is probably like a forest fire or a burning city.

    • @victorianmelody46 if u aren’t preparing urself for the toughest things in life, then of course ur gona be overwhelmed and full of hate/despair…

    • @Hazel McCloy do u view healthy ppl as sick? if you do, then ur mind is part of of the problem too… imagine living ur life in this century believing “it i get sick then i get sick” to the news telling you “even healthy ppl can get u sick”…. that’s a sad and easily affected life no one wants to have

    • @Florence Okello CDC even commented earlier this week that lockdowns are a terrible choice and hurt us economically, but the damage is already done

    • @j welsh Yeah, cause I cry all night and can’t sleep knowing the President doesn’t care about me. Are you kidding? Grow up.

    • @Darwin Juarez wow, funny. yawn

  4. These Covid victims die alone and drown from all the fluids entering their lungs. Where is Trump and the Senate Republicans? VOTE👣👣💙💙

  5. Where’s the President for support???

  6. Every republican president has given a recession but this takes the cake 🎂

    When will Americans learn ?

    • You’ve used this exact langauge before (“given a r e c e s s i o n”). When will your p r o g r a m m e r learn to w r i t e in better grammar?

    • Factually, that is a f a l s e statement. Also, you fail to mention that e co n o m i e s begin to r e c o v e r when G O P takes C o n g r e s s and go bad when D e m s do (look at the h i st o r i c a l d a t a).

    • D e m C o n g r e s s “gives” a r e c e ss i o n.

    • @Moonsider you just going to ignore the fact that 9/11 was a huge catalyst for that ‘inherited’ economy?

    • Mastodon Stampede | October 27, 2020 at 8:13 PM | Reply

      @Bob Salazar up! You’re lying again!

  7. The Trump hoax – For Trump it is not enough. Herd immunity, he needs ever-Trumpers to sacrifice their lives for the total population. Burn your masks please.

    • SolSere Jeremy | October 27, 2020 at 8:57 AM | Reply

      @Tara Reade Don’t reverse history. When Trump issued travel bans the virus was already there. Like here in Germany, it was just here undetected in this 1st wave in March/April 2020 so it spreaded exponentially before the partial lock down. America botched the testing from the beginning. Your President refused to accept a working test from the World Health Organisation which was developed by one of German’s top virologist. America was never ahead of the wave, only behind it. Without testing you don’t know where the cases are and can’t prevent it from spreading.
      However, the sad outcome is, people are dying.

    • Herd stupidity.

    • @TheBase1aransas What do you mean ? The crime syndicate is in the White House headed by the DONald.

    • Its a s c am, not a “h o a x.”

    • are you talking about his voters

  8. Wonder how different the United States would take these losses if it was a war casualty total. For 10 months. Day after day. People dying from war and not a virus. Psychologically desensitizing us. It amazes me how different the world had become in such a short time.

    • Honestly I think they’d take it about the same, save for some centralized hatred toward whatever ethnic group we were in conflict with. Most people don’t actually care that much about the lives of others which is incredibly disappointing, but absolutely adore the idea of bandwagoning around enemies of that the Republican party would use as leverage for their reelection prospects.

    • @Moonsider I dont think so. The US would (if this would be a war scenario) significantly increase spending for military equipment. They would invest so much money to build new weaponary that they can quickly turn around these losses and win the war. Also, the support within the country would be completely different. Everyone would be working together to combat the attacking army. Everyone would get ready to fight as hard as they can.

      So what is really happening? Only Democrats fight this battle as hard as they can. They certainly could fight harder, but they fight. Republicans and especially those voting and enabling Trump are surrendering and working for the enemy.

    • 99.99% of everyone surviving.. wow so bad.. You are delusional brainwashed by this TV..

    • @xlioilx Cite your source. No reliable source says that number.

    • Taylor Davison | October 27, 2020 at 10:35 PM | Reply

      @xlioilx Citation, please.

  9. Seriously so disappointing this virus has became political.

    • Taylor Davison | October 27, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

      @Buddy Dawson Prove it.

    • @xlioilx ok QAnon lmao shut up

    • Hannathe outer worlds Pilon

    • @Buddy Dawson Nah YOU were the one that fell for it! This world is just a simulation and we are just living in it, great for you to be a little deviation from the other ones

    • That’s cuz people are stupid, following the left propaganda empire, academia/hollywood/media/social media – it’s whatever the pop culture repeats.
      “deadly pandemic…republicans bad…climate change…men bad/women amazing…”

      You can’t take out the US via military, it has to be done from within, and it’s working like a charm.
      All the left need is the sliver of free speech/constitution remaining, and then you’ll see what a commie state looks like.
      Propaganda, and just a general dumbing-down of the populace, and neutering of men.

      NY has 8,623,000 people, so 1% NY is 8.623m x 0.01 = 86,230 people….has the “hot spot” of the “super duper deadly pandemic” killed half of a single percent yet?
      Just then 99.5% of NY still not sick, paying taxes, and enslaved for close to a year – in a non-science quarantine, that actually just herds all people into the same 10 stores allowed open.

      WHO “we shouldnt stop international travel to avoid stigma” (“health experts” on an unknown virus rapidly spreading/killing….they’re unsure about whether they should at least keep it in one country….) 🙂
      Infected elderly placed back into nursing homes.
      BLM can “protest” in the hundreds of thousands, but a funeral or family in the park is “unsafe”.

      I have my bachelor’s of science in chemistry/physics, but that’s not really needed, just some common sense.
      I’m not sure how many blatant red flags they can punch people in the face with, but apparently it’s to infinity and these morons will never wake up.
      They’ll never break the facebook hallmark channel vagina narrative, and women will collapse the west. Makes sense now with the man-bashing and women promotion, a nation of women is one that’ll forfeit all freedoms, too stupid to think a couple moves ahead.

      “The tv says republicans bad, and republicans don’t believe science though!”
      – ah, good thing they started pushing masks like 6 months in, in July heat.
      Do jeans and underwear stop a fart?
      Ever see a movie where it wasn’t a full body suit that can’t get a single tear in it?
      Who knew, all you need for vomiting blood ebola is a loose side air-flow cloth face mask. 🙂

      “But facebook says…”
      …yep…. welcome to ‘the future is female’ – how’s it looking? Want to double down or pump the breaks?

  10. brilliantly said, ty dr ezike and mr williams. almost every one of us feels the same, it is such a shocking and unnecessary loss of life. please stay safe everyone! and vote!!!

  11. Jennifer Greenfield | October 27, 2020 at 1:30 AM | Reply

    yet trump is still holding super spreader rallies all over the place

    • Gevowavemagnet | October 27, 2020 at 1:44 AM | Reply

      He stays away from Illinois, thank God, he knows where he’s not welcome.

    • Debby McCormack | October 27, 2020 at 3:29 AM | Reply

      And just hosted Halloween at the WH.

    • Doug Schaufele | October 27, 2020 at 3:30 AM | Reply

      He just wants the votes from these “disgusting” people!

    • Tosca Tattertail | October 27, 2020 at 7:43 AM | Reply

      What astonishes me is that even after signing legal document that state rally attendee’s KNOW they run the risk of getting sick with a deadly disease they do it anyhow just to be a part of Trump’s plan to secure Herd Immunity in the US (which has been shown several times is not possible because of the geographic diversity of the country and that 70% of the country would have to contract it (200 million people), recover and develope actual immunity along with the deaths of close to 6-8 million people of all ages not just the elderly.

    • So you agree the election should be delayed a year until we can hold a real, fair c ampaign with actual c a m p a i g n ing?

  12. Hang in there, Illinois🐨 already know you’re on your own…but not in spirit, our prayers and thoughts are with you. . .

  13. Beautiful, wonderful woman in a terrible time.

  14. victorianmelody46 | October 27, 2020 at 2:11 AM | Reply

    Dr. Ngozi Ezike. What a beautiful woman. Appears she has a caring heart. These healthcare workers are hero’s. I cannot imagine the toll the virus has taken on them.

    • Sunrise & Sunset | October 27, 2020 at 7:44 PM | Reply

      Thank you for thinking of us. Healthcare workers are tired, over worked, overwhelmed, stressed and i feel like have aged 10 yrs since March. It boggles my mind seeing people not wanting to wear masks and spreading false information that masks don’t work.

  15. Honest Opinion | October 27, 2020 at 2:38 AM | Reply

    Republicans could careless!

  16. I’ve seen the clip about the Illinois Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike giving the report and tearing up in the middle of her report.
    Her obvious compassion in a time of lock down fatigue and numbness over the constant and subsequent waves is so humbling and such a mark of her caring and compassion.
    I remember crying every morning when this first came to our attention about the death tolls first in Italy and Spain in the hundreds of dead per day.
    Then in New York.
    Now we’re at nearly a year and some people still believe this is a hoax.
    Those who understand the situation still are (understandably) trying to offer a calm and collected front.
    However even that can be (somewhat) unhelpful.
    This can be best reflected in the quip
    “If you aren’t worried/scared/upset you clearly don’t fully grasp the situation”
    Or aka… SNAFU (situation normal all f**ked up).
    Seeing a high ranking official break down like this makes me want to live in her area.
    I WANT TO HAVE SOME ONE OF HER COMPASSION AND DEPTH OF COMPASSION (which after all this time still isn’t numb to the horror… that’s profound)
    The people under her care are blessed/lucky indeed! She may not be perfect (who is today?) But someone who cares this much will do a lot to help those she is responsible for/accountable to.
    I wish there were more like her

    • D e m s have no actual c o m p a s s i on. Do you c r y over the 4 0 K who d i e in a u to a c c i d n t s every year?

    • F a k e “c o m p a s s i on” over something D e m s are mostly r e s p on sible for.

    • People d y i n g from s u i c i d e, s t r e ss, and e c o n omic p r o b l e m s d ue to the h y s t e r i c al ov e r r re action to this m i n o r i llness don’t matter. Keep v i r t u e s i g n aling.

    • I think she’s a crack head in need of cash.. our hospital is dead empty and she’s not too far from it.. these fake DR from some other country usually want to make their other country money selling more PPE..

    • My daughter is a nurse and is 14 weeks pregnant. She had to take a patient a week ago with Covid 19 who was hard of hearing so she wasn’t even able to keep a safe distance. We are still holding our breath and hoping she is safe this time. It upsets me so bad that people can’t wear a mask, because of their rights. What about my first unborn grandchild?

  17. Doug Schaufele | October 27, 2020 at 3:29 AM | Reply

    C’mon America you know you got conned in 2016 & it’s time to redeem yourselves! VOTE BLUE!!!

    • No, best P r e s i d n t ever. You will NEVER take the g l o ry of those first 3 y ears away by releasing this s c a m to s t e a l the e l e ction. That h i s to r y will always shine as the greatest time in A m erica!

  18. randal gibbons | October 27, 2020 at 5:06 AM | Reply

    Move aside Donald, covid-19 is now running the country.

  19. Florence Okello | October 27, 2020 at 6:08 AM | Reply

    ‘We are rounding the corner.’ according to Trump.
    America is going round and round in squares 🟥.
    ⭕️ Circles have no corners.

    • Florence Okello | October 27, 2020 at 8:31 PM | Reply

      @KING KONG You mean, In your BUBBLE!!!!!!

    • NAZI socialist Libs blaming Trump for a Chinese Bio weapon attack that killed Millions of BLACK PEOPLE

    • Florence Okello | October 27, 2020 at 9:01 PM | Reply

      @xlioilx You are ignorant. Do you blame an intruder for walking into your house and robbing you, after you left the door unlocked?
      Cry baby Trump, should have kept American borders safe. He Never takes responsibility, and always has to blame someone else.Trump thought only the Chinese had the virus and banned travel from that country. In Trump’s world, Europeans didn’t carry the Coronavirus, that is why he never placed a ban on the European countries. They freely travelled into America and infected Americans.
      He miscalculated and now Americans are paying the price.

    • @Florence Okello viruses are works of nature, it’s neither Trump, not any Asian, European, or africans fault. It’s the incompetence America had when facing the virus that led to all issue related to it. We have no one else to blame but ourselves, if we had just taken time to let the virus run it’s course and been careful it wouldn’t still be as much of an issue.

    • America had no patience, and it paid the price. So stop trying to shift the blame to those you dislike.

  20. All of this is too much for so many of us Dr, you’re not alone and seeing that side of your humanity can be powerful. It helps accentuate how serious this problem is.

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