Record Numbers Of Children Hospitalized In Louisiana Amid Delta Surge 1

Record Numbers Of Children Hospitalized In Louisiana Amid Delta Surge

Dr. Mark Kline, physician-in-chief at Children's Hospital New Orleans, tells Lawrence O'Donnell that more children than ever in the pandemic are being hospitalized for Covid-19 in his hospital: "The Delta variant is a game changer and it seems to have a propensity for causing severe disease in children and adolescents." 
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96 comments

  1. Children were NEVER immune. They were simply less likely to get sick.
    Delta is making them much more likely to get infected.

    Meanwhile DeSantis is making sure he can murder as many children as possible.

    1. @Rebecca Gangi You know, there are SO many more new outlets… I don’t mean those networks like fox/newsmax that thinks having the word News in the title gives actual creditability. Yeah CNN has seen it’s problems but there are other international reputable news sources. Not to mention, the downfalls of CNN are incomparable to the resent years of Fox.
      We should be able to find more than 1 source (that’s reputable) if your info is actually valid.

    2. @lil Pow Pow I don’t get my info from ANY MSM news! But thanks for asking! Left wing controlled bias BS!

    3. @damasviewsDid I ask you to beg anyone anything?
      Damas do you know what else kills? Hate and Anger. It seems more productive reaching out to those that actually have questions or concerns could be a better use of energy. Yeah it gets frustrating, to just lump everyone together and say they’re stupid and it’s their fault if they die…. Doesn’t make any of us better humans.

  2. Imagine the thinking that finds it acceptable to not only your children in harm’s way, but other people’s children as well. Before we begin to get a hold on the pandemic, we must wrestle with the pandumic. Wonder how many children have to die before that happens?

    1. @Coin Exchange I read it and quoted it accurately. You’re the one accusing me of inaccuracies. Burden of proof is not on me lmao.

    2. @Coin Exchange The Bible has over 200 major contradictions that even Biblical scholars agree upon. It has over 2,000 other contradictions, 41that bats are birds, snakes can talk and Adam and Eve were the first humans. The writings of primitives’ who did not even understand where the sun went at night is ridiculous as a treatise for modern living. You are both uneducated and very gullible!

    3. @Jeffrey Ren Please explain what you think God did in the Passover?

      (Keep in mind, everything you write will be used later as a testimony for and against you. Your writing your own letter of conviction should you lie about what happened during the passover.)

    4. @Kit Cumbie 1 Corinthians 1 17-30

      17 For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel-not with wisdom and eloquence, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.

      Christ the Power and Wisdom of God
      18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.”[3] 20 Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. 22 Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, 23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, 24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. 26 Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. 27 But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. 28 God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things-and the things that are not-to nullify the things that are, 29 so that no one may boast before him. 30 It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God-that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. 31 Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.”

  3. The States that are banning schools from making a mask mandate should have their governors arrested.

    1. @Demetria Karnavas It could get to the point that hospitals will turn down adult people unvaccinated, as many are overcrowded now. I could see them saying “you did not listen, you are on your own.”

    2. @Gabe Dudley Deflect deflect deflect. Trump taught you well distract and go on the attack when you cannot give a reply that does not make you look foolish. At lest ALK is willing to look foolish.

    3. @Adam Fitz Lol I would not be surprised. Ironic when they have no real freedom over there. It is worse then when they were under the Soviet Union.

    4. @Peachy Gal Unvaccinated people assume once they’re infected they can hightail it to the nearest ER to demand the science they mocked to treat a virus they refuse to acknowledge and the hospital won’t turn them away because it’s reached its capacity.

  4. There are more variants coming after the delta one. I pray that we dont see children dying in huge numbers from Covid19 with another variant….

    1. @Daisy Mae yep cause they believe it’s a sham and they have proof..so the media has to stage another plandemic..

    2. The next variant to reek havoc will be the Lambda variant, that variant may be resistant to the vaccine……

    3. More variants are able to emerge SOLELY BECAUSE the majority of society isn’t vaccinated. THAT’S IT ! GET VACCINATED PEOPLE if you’re eligible .. only way we move forward to a better place

  5. Oh so sad that children are suffering with Covid….sigh….Protect your chidren as much as possible.

    1. @Glas Tron maybe facts echo. Go worship your political Gods and feed your ego from their propaganda. Meanwhile real people who care will continue to share the truth. Free will

    2. @Gabe Dudley said _”Fb is big tech and big tech censorship is controlled by our current administration. “_

      Censorship? Hahahahaha. Without “big tech” you wouldn’t be able to post your ReTrumplican cultist drivel here. Also without “big tech” cultists like you wouldn’t have your mobile device, computer, or whatever device you use to post your drivel. Private companies can block and ban whomever they want if they break TOS. That is why they make you check the little box telling you to READ AND UNDERSTAND the TERMS OF SERVICE. That is not censorship, slick.

      _” Meanwhile real people who care will continue to share the truth. Free will”_

      You wouldn’t know the truth if it bit you on both sides of your intergluteal cleft.

      _”Go worship your political Gods and feed your ego from their propaganda.”_

      Just like you do when you watch FAUX NOIZE to get your daily FOXITIS fix from the likes of Sucker Carlson and Sean Insannity.

    3. @NebTheWeb who said i was republican? Or your just so indoctrinated by your political ideals you cant think beyond your religion? Fox? The same fox that bidens former cheif of staff is vp of? Your just a product of the same propaganda style hitler used.

    4. @Glas Tron Gabe doesn’t know how to do real research into facts, because his mind has been brain washed by Trump. There’s no use in explaining anything to him or any other Trump supporter. They’re basically hopeless at this point.

  6. This is so upsetting. We know that even those vaccinated can spread the Delta variant. I have seen people with young children and even newborns in busy stores, not wearing masks, here in Louisiana. I’m so glad the mask mandate went back into effect. Almost no one in these indoor busy settings were wearing masks and I’m sure that many if not most of them were also not vaccinated.

    1. @ Gabe Dudley. “because this is a state immigrants flee to?”
      You’re joking right? If that was the truth, ALL southern states would equally be hit as hard and actually CA would have a much higher case rate due to bigger pockets of population density.
      It is you would blindly believe in the Republican propaganda. Also look at FL. Do you think immigrants flock to FL more than LA or TX or CA? FL is spiking with high cases because DeSantis is pushing the Republican propaganda to go anti-science. He’s even selling T-shirts saying “Don’t Fauci his state.”
      I hope no one you know, especially kids die from COVID because when they do, it’s because of people like you who put politics before life.

    2. @Super Squirrel they are not talking about the rate. Did you even watch the video? Why do you continue to believe and support the very news and people that have lied to us for so long? Because you just care about the politics?

    3. Have any of you done any research at all? The masks do not work! Even Fauci himself said the same thing. It’s like trying to stop a mosquito from going through a chain link fence. The size of the virus is so small that the fibers in the mask cannot stop the virus from penetrating the mask!

  7. RSV, an common respiratory infection children, is also spiking – and the really sick kids are competing with kids sick with Covid for hospital beds. This could get ugly if Covid isn’t controlled.

    1. @Ash Roskell you know, this was a good discussion going on. Why must you get snarky. People are worried about their kids. This is something none of us have experienced in our lifetime. Give people a break.

    2. @Gabe Dudley stick to the subject. One doesn’t correlate with the other. An analogy would be saying there are a lot of fires out west, but what about all the rain in the northeast?

    3. @Ash Roskell unlike in the past where 4 in 5 children died of infectious diseases before they reached adulthood, vaccinations have worked so well many local hospitals have only a few pediatric beds AND pediatric medical staff.
      If a hospital has only 5 or 10 pediatric beds, any sick kids after that won’t have a bed. Same with pediatric ICU.
      Do you think every small town in the country should always have enough beds & staff for unexpected pandemics? You wouldn’t like the cost of your insurance or medical care if that was the fact.
      But you will gripe that it’s somehow the hospitals fault if they get overwhelmed by sick kids? Kids that might not have gotten sick if their parents did their jobs about masks, social distancing and getting vaccinated. Vaccinated parents are unlikely to infect their kids.

    4. People need to remember MANY of these smaller rural hospitals only have a handful of rooms that have the type of care needed. So rural gets rushed to bigger cities… our healthcare system is teetering & its terrifying there are still millions that think “its just the flu” or foxnewd lie its a democratic hoax & doubt the vaccines.. sickening

    1. @YouTube Censorship Sux No, we’re focused on waking up the idiots who listened to him and his mouth pieces, telling them it was a hoax, it was one person from China, that it was 15 cases that would soon be down to zero. We’re focused on overcoming the litany of conspiracy theories that have these morons believing that masks are tyranny, vaccines dangerous or that they have the right to make other people sick and die.

    2. @Greg McQueen

      If your vaccinated then you shouldn’t take it personally right? The malicious violence is a bigger worry, vaccinated people get shot by guns too. Stay safe

    3. @YouTube Censorship Sux still has absolutely nothing to do with the topic at hand, but that’s to be expected. You are a very good student of Whataboutism.

    4. @YouTube Censorship Sux you’re operating from the same playbook, bringing up totally unrelated topics rather than the very simple issue at hand. Right wing misinformation has led millions to fail at the most simple of behaviors that would keep them and their fellow Americans safe. 4 simple things: wear a mask, wash your hands, avoid large crowds and get vaccinated. 4 simple things that would have been the difference between 200,000 dead and 620,000 dead. But ya, red herrings are important too.

    1. @Peter B We also need more Russians and Canadians plus people from the Middle East to come over here. What do you say about that?

    2. @Worth That is the facts! We are going to run into a medical care worker shortage. American kids aren’t my long bet on education.

    1. Yeah, like most people these children are overfed sugar and are deficient on essential nutrients for healthy immune function. But morons will never learn simple life FACTS!

    1. Surprise! The “party of personal responsibility” is not really about personal responsibility, just slogans. Slogans and grift.

  8. That’s what happens when their parents are idiots. Hope that grandstanding for “freedom” was worth it

    1. You do know healthy people are still dying of Covid right. In fact the delta variant has started to skew towards younger and healthier victims since they’re most likely to be out and about in crowds rn and undervaccinated

    2. @Holi Yo If you were Roman you would have been burning parts of your body away. If you were in Middle Agra Europe you would have been bathing in urine and keeping dead animals in your house. In the 17th Century you would have been heavily smoking tobacco, or burning brimstone.
      Crackpot unscientists have been around forever.
      Guess what?
      None of it worked.
      Science is irrefutable.

  9. This wouldn’t be a thing if Fox News and Republicans hadn’t made a “Culture War” about getting vaccinated and wearing masks.

    1. I still remember frump that day, he had to make the announcement himself, cdc was requesting people wear masks but then several times in the same breath, I won’t do it, totally optional, don’t think I will & never did.
      It’s so disturbing to witness these crimes against humanity happening so obviously before our eyes but half the country is disillusioned with hunters laptop & chips in vaccines & antifa… its depressing.

    2. @Cinnamon One what threats are being made?
      Private companies & businesses have the right to make their own rules, unless gop decide to block that by not allowing mask mandates etc
      These are very basic health measures but gop are profiting like never before with the election fraud lie & doubt about covid.

    3. @Cinnamon One Sometime you have to choose the poison sweetie. I had a good friend die of COVID in February. It was not a pleasant way to die, he suffered greatly, a fairly young man of 43. So yes I got the shot. My choice BTW. all it did to me is make me sleep a lot for a couple of days. I did not mind that. If it helps keep me from dying from COVID it is worth it. Oh, and I do have serious health issues COPD and diabetes, but my doctor recommended I take it.

    4. @Cinnamon One OH my gosh. No one is threatening anyone to get the shot. They are recommending it non-stop to try to get people to listen. In the end it’s your decision. Don’t get the shot. I hope you don’t. Continue to listen to the fear mongering misinformation you get about the shot from right-wing media outlets and RepubliCON politicians that is not based on fact and continue to ignore the visual and documented evidence world wide about the delta variants effects on the unvaccinated. If you get sick then don’t seek treatment from a hospital. If the science isn’t good enough when you’re healthy then it sure isn’t good enough when you get sick. Leave the bed open for someone who believes in science.

  10. Nothing screams “freedom” and “personal responsibility” like a young child or infant on a ventilator due to Covid.

    1. @Emmabee If the numbers you think are correct, a simple calculation would have provided a scenario where today people in the streets would be dead dropping like flies. Because that has not happened, i have to conclude that your claim/data is wrong because that’s not the present reality. “The Delta strain is more infectious than smallpox and Ebola” that came out a few weeks ago, how are you able to make that determination? You sound like a propaganda official.

    2. @Marc Dufresne That was not my determination obviously. Republican officials claimed there was science behind the CDC recommending masks in everyone again because they did not wait until their data was released. The Delta variant is about as contagious as chicken pox with the average infected person infecting five other people instead of 2.5 people. The needed exposure time is down to second from 15 minutes. This is compared to the wild type SARS-CoV-2 of spring 2020.

      You think doctors just make stuff up? We read the recommendations and underlying data. Do you have NO idea how science works?

      Stop trolling.

    3. @Emmabee yah i was wondering how anyone can make sweeping generalization using data gathered over a few weeks .. . If you are recommending carving political decisions based on data “provided by lab rats. I’d say you’re off your rock but that’s just me. i don’t see how that qualifies as trolling. How can you make a claim that this variant is “more infectious that chicken pox” ? general question, how do you know this fact about the Delta variant if it only came out a few weeks ago? And yes i think anyone can make stuff up including doctors

    4. @Marc Dufresne Being more infectious is not the same as being more deadly. And the Delta variant originated in India and has been around for months. That is the frustration of talking to people that are so ignorant about this subject yet think they are smarter than doctors and scientists. The only reason they are just releasing the data is because in India people weren’t vaccinated so they did not have data in vaccinated people. The Delta variant spread from that country all over the world but the CDC is the American agency so makes recommendations to the US.

      It is like trying to explain things to an infant. You know nothing about virology or epidemiology. You have not followed the variants throughout the pandemic. You have no perspective on treating patients.

      There are no “sweeping generalizations “ being made.

      I am not posting comments to debate or argue because there is nothing to debate. There are only data and facts. And you are woefully under equipped to discuss the facts.

    5. @Emmabee I’ve never heard of any recommendations by any medical body based on infection rates alone. Me and the CDC have one thing in common; none of us have any facts, only difference is I get no benefits if I lie about any of this. So I guess am in the clear. good day Sir!

  11. Trump supporters: WE MUST PROTECT ALL CHILDREN WITH OUR LIVES!!!

    Also Trump supporters: lol I don’t care if kids are getting sick and dying, only my freedom and health matters, screw them and everyone else.

  12. Wow, Republicans are truly heartless to let children be sacrificed to disease that is new and evolving.

  13. This makes me furious! When a society loses the ability to care about children. They are lost. THANKS TRUMPERS.

    1. Uh, you mean the ‘Trump’ that actually created ‘operation warp speed?’ You know, the program that actually CREATED it?!? Remover how Joe Biden, Kamala, Cuomo and virtually every democrats said they “wouldn’t trust the TRUMP vaccine?!?” Lol, that was a good one!

    2. Well, nothing was done to regulate gun access after 20 seven year olds were gunned down in their classroom so is there really any hope for this society to care for children?

    3. Ignorant comment! These “experts”
      Refuse to use effective therapeutic treatment for this flu and they won’t. They are letting people die on purpose.

    4. @Maria Flores Hernandez So I guess you’re an expert and the medically trained doctors across the US are not using the proper treatments? Ok….put your tin foil hat back on, go back to your mom’s basement and continue to listen to anonymous sources who claim to know everything about the virus and how to treat it. SMH

  14. Yet, too many politicians still won’t make masks mandatory in schools!! Us parents won’t forget them come voting time!

  15. This is what happens when the so called “pro-life party is worried about filling their pockets and getting elected more than helping people.

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