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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: An increase in reported coronavirus cases may not be cause for alarm

March 2, 2020


100 Comments

  • Reply WatchMyVideoDude March 2, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    This is the network that just two weeks ago was telling us that talking about the virus was racist.

  • Reply ghostdtx March 2, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    5 now

  • Reply AUDIOHOSTEM187 March 2, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    WEAR YOUR MASKS!

  • Reply Mike March 2, 2020 at 10:03 pm

    More Democrats die everyday from walking and chewing gum then the Corona virus so why the big drama

  • Reply Powerage Scott March 2, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    The nation should shut down and everyone stay home for a month to break the chain. Radical but effective.

  • Reply Baseball Dude March 2, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    ITS IN THE US!! BRACE YOURSELVES.

  • Reply crash bandicoot March 2, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    Don't worry though guys Nancy Pelosi sed it's going to be affordable vaccinations so that way if you're poor you just going to die and infect everyone else cuz we have to keep capitalism in play right??

  • Reply H Pn March 2, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    CNN should show the pharma roundtable meeting.
    It's more objective.
    Looks like they could get a vaccine out by end of April.
    They are testing right now in China.

  • Reply AUDIOHOSTEM187 March 2, 2020 at 10:07 pm

    CHINA CONDUCTED NUMEROUS EXPERIMENTS ON PEOPLE INVOLVING THE CORONA VIRUS…THE VIRUS IS SPREADING! NO JOKE! THIS IS REAL!

  • Reply pinebird March 2, 2020 at 10:07 pm

    Doctors are saying stay home if you think you have the virus. You will get over it like a cold or flu. Go to a hospital only if you are actually having serious lung issues or have other chronic issues like heart problems or kidney disease.

  • Reply Andrew Wyndham March 2, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    #101 30701 this is the Corona Virus patent number Sold irresponsibly to China by the Obama administration! THANKS GOOD GOING!

  • Reply Ewoja John March 2, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    Don't trust anything Gupta is saying ,, a few weeks ago ,, he said it was still Okay to take Cruise Ships ,, and the Diamond Princess became a petri dish he's a corporate hack he works for CNN which I'm sure takes in thousands of dollars from cruise ship lines for advertisements don't trust anything with people saying things that protects their Corporate interest ,, Take Heed and Every Precaution ,, two doctors on YouTube give daily updates and accurate and factual Information Dr. John Campbell and Dr. Seheult 🙉🙈🙊

  • Reply Eric March 2, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    With this guy leading, we are screwed.

    But at least he's being honest, that when the US starts testing, we're going to find a ton of our population are infected.

    This same group has put the gestapo on the spread of information via mass media unless it is approved by his agency. Also this is the same group that scrubbed all the US data that we already had (barely any, but its now been removed).

  • Reply crash bandicoot March 2, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    This is a prime example as to why we need Medicare for all just think about all the people who could be infected who will not go to the doctor to get checked out because they cannot afford to risk going to the doctors and getting that medical bill there was someone who got checked out just to make sure he didn't have it and he got charged $3,000 medical bill just to make sure he didn't have the Coronavirus if that's not disgusting it makes you sick to your stomach I don't know what will we need Medicare for all we need Bernie Sanders

  • Reply Russian Métropolitan March 2, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    Gupta is a joke

  • Reply William Speyer March 2, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    Republicans are gonna say this is a hoax made by the Democrats sheesh 😒

  • Reply Paul From Canada March 2, 2020 at 10:10 pm

    https://youtu.be/WvwUO-8JmX8

  • Reply Mark J. March 2, 2020 at 10:10 pm

    JUST IN:
    A judge just ordered that Hillary Clinton participate in a sworn deposition to address her private email Scandal.
    TRUMP IS UNBEATABLE

  • Reply Paul deTorch March 2, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    Want an indicator on how serious it is?
    Apple factories in China have been closed. Production halted weeks ago. No stock…I’d be worried.

  • Reply Andrew Wyndham March 2, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    If we had only been less dependant on the world market and Secured our borders this could be a much different story.

  • Reply Delete This March 2, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    the trick is for CNN to blame it on Trump. if more people die from it , that makes CNN look good.

  • Reply Jason Perez March 2, 2020 at 10:14 pm

    He's lying…just by his facial movement

  • Reply G M March 2, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    Obama and Biden close the borders once thousands of Americans died with the last virus issue

  • Reply Phong Nguyen March 2, 2020 at 10:16 pm

    Wtf is this guy talking about no cause for alarm dude must be living in a bubble

  • Reply Aaaandy Md Lerd March 2, 2020 at 10:16 pm

    If I was escorted away by ,,the Trump Administration" instead of a paramedic, I would be very concerned indeed.

  • Reply God Wins March 2, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Fake news

  • Reply Bad Bird March 2, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Lucky it’s only the liberal states that has it . 🤣

  • Reply Doug M March 2, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Nothing but drugs disease and death waiting for citizens living in democrat run states!

  • Reply Jus call me vell March 2, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    Heres the problem they keep down playing this shit oh btw 7 of the doctors that died where 32-37 thats not old. H1n1 did not spread this quick and it certainly hasn't killed this fast oh n also there was a 7yr old that got it and a fucken dog. Cnn this is why i dont watch u no more

  • Reply AUDIOHOSTEM187 March 2, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    TRUMP: NO ONE KNOWS THE CORONA VIRUS BETTER THAN ME!

  • Reply Robert Thompson March 2, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    America people don't ya'll think that this is very funny soon as Donald Trump start going to war with China over the trade war, this out break came out I'm just pointing it out that all i can be wrong but I'm saying we are losing a lot.

  • Reply rob cochran March 2, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    78 people die of the regular flu every day, 2 cases of Coronavirus is nothing

  • Reply Frank 777 March 2, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    Lying News !

  • Reply Teatherd March 2, 2020 at 10:21 pm

    Don’t trust any doctor who chooses to speak for cnn. Any intelligent person can see cnn is fake news and is extremely bias against trump. That’s not how journalism works

  • Reply suzanne kathro March 2, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    No solace … 3 more died in Washington while you were talking!

  • Reply Laura Lafauve March 2, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    #BernieSanders2020
    Medicare for all Americans
    Because we're gonna need it.
    🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  • Reply sun dial March 2, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    CNN DELIBERATELY TRYING TO CAUSE PANIC BECAUSE THEY THINK IT WILL HURT TRUMP !!! 😣

  • Reply Oligarchs HaveControl March 2, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    How many Americans will now go bankrupt because they couldn't afford private health insurance to pay for their critical care of weeks in a hospital from the coronavirus? Great choice, die or bankrupt my family for medical care. Biden's status quo health care woun't help anyone. Coronavirus affects mostly the elderly, 65 and above, oops there goes fox's viewers.

  • Reply Rupendra Singh March 2, 2020 at 10:24 pm

    It's written in "Vedas" that world will be at risk of deadliest epidemic specially non vegetarian people around the globe.

  • Reply Uniquely Designed March 2, 2020 at 10:24 pm

    Now its 6 dead…🥺

  • Reply 1 1 March 2, 2020 at 10:24 pm

    Medicare for all please, vote Bernie – please. 🌕🌕🌕🌕

  • Reply JoAnn Morrison March 2, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    “Maybe they shouldn’t be alarmed that much” he stated. Well, I’d bet the farm those people that died from this virus and their families don’t share this view. Tell that to China, South Korea, and Italy where they’re dropping like flies.

  • Reply Ryan L March 2, 2020 at 10:27 pm

    Oh Just shut up…Last week CA's Governor Gavin Newsom just reported at that time (News from Feb 27th) CA only has 200 testing kits and more than 7000 people waiting to be examined. And before this, the US already has 10,000 people died during this flu season.
    If you consider COVID-19 has a similar symptom as flu, how CDC knows no deaths in this 10,000 people are because of the COVID-19?

    BTW, if you go to CDC's website and see how many people been tested for COVID-19, you will realize how slow they've been updating the numbers (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html), Also I just realized they change the website layout today. I can find how many people been tested using CDC's testing kits yesterday (around 470ish), and how many were positive/negative. Today (Mar 2nd) they hid the total number of testing kids been used, which makes it hard to calculate the effectiveness of CDC diagnosis the virus.
    The link below is a bunch of people who organized the cases in North America (USA+Canada)via news (https://coronavirus.1point3acres.com/en).
    Feel free to compare the data between US Gov and the data gathered from the news reports.

  • Reply Kevon Mart March 2, 2020 at 10:28 pm

    ##US has been laughing at China and defaming China this whole time. ##Now US will suffer much worse than China. ##But US govt will do a massive cover up as always.## Corona deaths will be dismissed as flu deaths.## US govt is known to test dieases upon its people and spread disease around the world against its competitors.##Yanks are just experimental test rats of US govt. ##They are being brainwashed day and night by US propaganda mouthpieces fake news media that it has lot of much freedom but truth tellers like Mr.Snowden, Ms Manning and Mr. Assange will be prosecuted by US dictatorial govt. ##Only Fake free and fake media is being enjoyed by its citizens.## Truth tellers are killed by US govt.## But test rats are too coward to raise their voice else they will given freedom and democracy bullets on their heads. ## America is a piece of shit!€€

  • Reply Sheeple are Lame March 2, 2020 at 10:29 pm

    How many people die every year in USA due to health inequality, poverty, inequality & homelessness, that Govmnt & media couldn't care less about <<< FREE ASSANGE

  • Reply Benjamin Miiller March 2, 2020 at 10:29 pm

    It's 6 dead now, when do we panic? 20, 40, 100, 2,000, give us a number.

  • Reply Kevon Mart March 2, 2020 at 10:30 pm

    True figure of corona virus death in US is more10000 . Corona Deaths are being lied to as flu deaths.bUS has long history of cover up. Nobody trust US figures.

  • Reply Tiger Ke March 2, 2020 at 10:30 pm

    Vietnam kinda find the cure

  • Reply mike March 2, 2020 at 10:30 pm

    640,000 Americans died from heart disease last year but CNN hasn't had one story about that. On the other hand, coronavirus news is good for the news cycle and business for CNN through advertising. It is a channel and not just a show.

  • Reply Ang Li March 2, 2020 at 10:30 pm

    So everything is fine? Itay and South Korea are both fine???

  • Reply Larry Buzbee March 2, 2020 at 10:34 pm

    This is clearly an attempt to downplay the situation without providing any real information, pandering to our anxious masters.

  • Reply Vince F March 2, 2020 at 10:39 pm

    …THANKS Obama.

  • Reply Patricia Johnsonson March 2, 2020 at 10:41 pm

    Amazing how the media still wants to make NcoV19 more than it is. It’s a flu! That’s it. A flu! Stop sensationalizing it! The doctor did his best, but the news commentators kept trying to get him to make it sound sooo bad. Yes, schools and businesses will close. It’s a very easily spread virus. Some people will die from this, just as with any other flu. I am a senior citizen, I could die if I get it. I am no more fearful of this virus than any other flu virus. It’ll be ok.

  • Reply AUDIOHOSTEM187 March 2, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    TRUMP: I ALONE CAN FIX THIS CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC…TRUST ME!

  • Reply 59alpha , March 2, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    I will be so pleased to see CNN and Zucker shut down for good, treasonous anti american rhetoric machine.

  • Reply Charles Darwinson March 2, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Nice to see CNN not panicking for once.

  • Reply Due Season March 2, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Im so happy I can recognize BS when I hear it. Smh. This is not the flu.

  • Reply Tom March 2, 2020 at 10:43 pm

    Remember folks… corporations are telling the news what to say… these people are millionaires… they give two shits about us….

  • Reply Carl A March 2, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    They are trying to calm the masses. That will only work for awhile.

  • Reply Jeff Libby March 2, 2020 at 10:46 pm

    This Dr. Is a joke.

  • Reply johnekizomba March 2, 2020 at 10:46 pm

    what complete propaganda BS!
    this is a Chinese engineered bio weapon

  • Reply Eric Burton March 2, 2020 at 10:46 pm

    Man I can imagine what people with extreme fear of germs are going through right now!

  • Reply Tony Dance March 2, 2020 at 10:46 pm

    so the LEFT poison our brain – that is why called FAKE NEWS

  • Reply AUDIOHOSTEM187 March 2, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    TRUMP: OBAMA FOUNDED THE CORONA VIRUS…HILLARY IS THE CO-FOUNDER! TRUMP 20/20

  • Reply KentBalzer March 2, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    And yet the flu kills more people every year. Never mind that Coronavirus was engineered in a lab in the U.S. and sold to China by Obama in 2015. Never mind that the Democrat media are hyping this to hurt Trump as they do with every other discredited story. All that matters is Orange Man Bad. According to Democrats, we must submit to the fascist Socialists and surrender our property for the greater good in order to save the planet from man made climate change. Sounds like a cult to me. TRUMP 2020 MAGA

  • Reply Roger Wilco March 2, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    All the liberals should self QUARANTINE for their safety…
    And our peace of mind. 😃

  • Reply Ken March 2, 2020 at 10:49 pm

    Remember "Legionnaires Disease"?…That was supposed to kill us off too.

  • Reply voci ferus March 2, 2020 at 10:51 pm

    No, Dr. Gupta, it had not "been expected". God himself said recently in a press briefing that it would "go away, like a miracle". Why is it not going away? And one more question: If Trump is God, does it mean that Pence is Jesus? If that's the case, what are we to do with Donald Junior?

  • Reply Mark Bullock March 2, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    They just realized they overhyped this flu virus to a histeria!! And now want to backtrack because it's a nothing burger!!

  • Reply John Smith March 2, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    Say goodbye to grandma because this government has already written her off. They don't care if 2% die. They don't care enough to do screening. They don't care enough to have a plan (or tell us the plan). They don't care enough to halt flights until we actually have test kits! The US government only has 75000 test kits for a nation of 350 MILLION. And they just got them because they messed up the first batch. But still not enough, still NOT EVEN USING THEM on incoming international flights! Its nuts. So….say goodbye to the elderly you care for. Trump doesn't care.

  • Reply FacheChanteDeux March 2, 2020 at 10:54 pm

    &Trump&his Maga-ots are happy because they think the virus is only spreading in blue states. Plus Pinhead Pence goes on CNN and starts bitching about the N.Y. Times as if that is relevant. The maga maggots are such losers.

  • Reply John Smith March 2, 2020 at 10:56 pm

    Constantly saying not to worry while you do nothing to prepare (I've seen the response up here in Seattle and its a JOKE what the government is doing in Kirkland and sad sad joke). If the US government was actually taking this seriously and PROFESSIONALLY (like putting up actual quarantine signs instead of hand written notes which is what they are doing in Kirkland) then people could be more calm. But telling us to not wear masks is nuts. And then not screening people in north Seattle area is nuts. I live up there and the government here is doing literally NOTHING. They are having press conferences to talk about how they are thinking about doing things but they can't act until they all agree. Its just a dark comedy.

  • Reply Monkey D Luffy March 2, 2020 at 10:56 pm

    May God protect Iran.

  • Reply Gscalenut March 2, 2020 at 10:56 pm

    "The number of cases is 15 with all doing very well and will all be released soon, but one person maybe is not doing so well. What is that you say some one has died, impossible there are only five confirmed cases and they are doing well? Must be a hoax from the fake media and do nothing Democrats. No wonder the market has collapsed as Wall Street is not confident with the entire line up of Democrat candidates, they are an embarrassment."

  • Reply Rob Smith March 2, 2020 at 10:59 pm

    Young people in Iran are, not just the elderly,the death rate from this is 400 to 700 times more deadly than flu,this man is an idiot

  • Reply Joyce Roberts March 2, 2020 at 11:01 pm

    Dr. Gupta, I trust you. Watching a WH press briefing re: Covid19. What is the truth? Doctors speak but have they been "briefed" as to what they can say?

  • Reply ALAN 711 March 2, 2020 at 11:01 pm

    Well Trump is doing another rally tonight….trolling the Democratic Primary….I guess he figures WTF , nothing else to do…he's flying down here , Florida to play golf ⛳…so as usual he is as helpful as tits on a boar hog…KNUCKLEHEAD.😠

  • Reply AUDIOHOSTEM187 March 2, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    QUARANTINE DONALD J. TRUMP!

  • Reply MAGA COUNTRY March 2, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    Don't worry. Keep smoking cigarettes and kissing strangers. If you're a liberal democrat with or without TDS, you're already immune by default.

  • Reply Ronel Adisas March 2, 2020 at 11:06 pm

    Corana virus is done believe and watch tv joshua you well now its wath God Plan ..God Bless to all

  • Reply Kevin Wilson March 2, 2020 at 11:06 pm

    H1n1 was the swine flu in 2009 when obama was in office and he waited 6 months before declaring an emergency I wonder why cnn does not tell you that part ? 12000 people died in the US! Trump stoped flights out of China in January ! TRUMP 2020 & 2024 !

  • Reply ed March 2, 2020 at 11:06 pm

    Remember Folks : It is not FAKE NEWS .It is FAKE GOVERNMENT

  • Reply Marco De Antoni March 2, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    Despite what Mrs Meloni is now saying on the Itlaian program "Povera Patria" (on air on RAI2 TV channel), even contradicting CNN, we have heard China has developed a 15-minutes test for coronavirus capable to reveal the presence of the virus in a time much less than the one required by tampones we are using in Italy.

    Italian national healthcare system which by our politicians is claimed to be <<the best existing in the world>>, as it is now telling the show, hasn't those test implemnted yet. Italian labs are still using tampones which need much more time for any single occurrence.

    The numer of death is growing with a somesort of exponential law? Has someone tried to plot data into a graph to see the resulting curve??

    They are also saying that the block of flights from and to China has been a totally useless measure. Therefore, American Airlines, UK Airlines, Canadian Airlines, Kuwait Airlines, the Turkish Government, among other implementing the same ban, all of them are stupid. Uniquely, Itlaian politician and political scientists are full of their faculties to lie to tourists and all the human kind.

    They forget (or want to forget) tht if other countries can demonstrate the propagation of the virus in Europeas favoured by our irresponsibility, then we can be sure all the border will be closed, expecially Frejus, Mount Bland, Brennero and the few other infrastrcutures from which all the Italian export is currently vehiculated. Tourism is a relevant invoice of the Italian economy but it is not the first. Without logistics and exportations our economy ill be destroyed. I hope CNN would reply to that show and to what they are in general saying.

  • Reply Pan LVX March 2, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    Can't we create a host for all virus's that will hold the virus. And then we Kill the Host and Virus.

  • Reply Ngo Ngo March 2, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    Dow rallies 1,294 points, most in its history.

  • Reply Burt Chabot March 2, 2020 at 11:08 pm

    2.5 % of the population is only about 8 million deaths, mostly old people like me. If we all panic and quit working most of us will starve or tear each other to pieces like a bunch of rats.

  • Reply Mike Stanfield March 2, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    boy the numbers look t be going to be so low….there goes those higher ratings they'll find something awful though keep it alive.

  • Reply Xiao Liu March 2, 2020 at 11:13 pm

    Only children are safe, young and old are not

  • Reply mvtelectra March 2, 2020 at 11:14 pm

    Not to worry. According to your fearless leader it's just a hoax anyway.

  • Reply Shovia Muchirawehondo March 2, 2020 at 11:17 pm

    It looks like I will be at home..lol

  • Reply Ministry of Truth 1984 March 2, 2020 at 11:19 pm

    Sanjay go back to India and your quack system there you phuck-CNN libtard shill

  • Reply David J March 2, 2020 at 11:19 pm

    The problem is that the most people won't die from this virus but very little will be treated and be released. The virus recurs. I really hate the comparison of coronavirus to flu when this virus is so new that he does not have the full understanding of it. What Gupta is saying is hypothetical. Look at Italy, South Korea

  • Reply Kevin F March 2, 2020 at 11:19 pm

    If it wasn’t for Trump, there would be way more deaths. Liberals criticized him for banning travel to China.

  • Reply Rob Van Gessel March 2, 2020 at 11:21 pm

    This item below illustrates why voters need to deal with the corporatists, who prioritize megaprofits and consolidated wealth over public safety (as has always been the case). Hoarding resources at the expense of the many. The real change we need to make lies in making the Popular Vote decide presidential elections instead of the Electoral College. Nothing justifies allowing a faction to control elections over the will of the nationwide majority of voters. Its broader threat is getting clearer every day now.
    https://news.yahoo.com/trump-insider-embeds-climate-denial-131113056.html

  • Reply Justin Gomez March 2, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    Come On Sanjay !
    Look at the Numbers Globally.
    Isn't the Numbers in China ,
    S. Korea , Italy -Europe,
    Middle East Asia …"Alarming "!
    Expect and Anticipate
    Rapid Spread of Infections from Human to Human Transmissions. Tens of Thousands in America will be Infected.
    This is No "Hoax" !
    Self Isolation and Qurantine only option for now to Contain spread in Human to Human Transmissions – Priority and Prerogative Advisory.
    Rhetoric Play Down by Sanjay is Absolute Foolishness !

  • Reply Mr Jones March 2, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    But, but, but….Mr. Pumpkin Loaf Trumpy said it was all a hoax.

  • Reply shakira March 2, 2020 at 11:25 pm

    Y’all keep comparing it to the flu saying that it has a high number of deaths. We have vaccines and the deaths are almost always from anti vaxxers. Natural selection..

  • Reply rupulstilskin March 2, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    This guy must be a trumpster and when we all turn into flesh eating zombies then we should be afraid

  • Reply mtmiller1210 March 2, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    The Media is doing what they do best……..Glorify this virus for ratings and putting fear into weak minded fools who will believe their crap. An average of 1660 people have died
    from cancer every day in the US since Jan 1st. One person dies every 37 seconds in the US from cardiovascular disease. Diabetes killed over 100,000 people in the US in
    2019 and the Flu killed 650,000 people worldwide in 2019. There are much bigger health issues out there than this coronavirus, but the news Media needs their cash grab
    and ratings boost.

  • Reply alex johnson March 2, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    why don't report the truth,CNN,like this VIRUS IS NOTHING COMPARED TO THE VIRUS IN 2009,DURING OBAMA,BIDEN,IT TOOK "KING OBAMA" 6 MONTHS TO DO SOMETHING,PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS BEEN DOING WHATS RIGHT WITH THIS VIRUS,THE CORRUPT,LYING DEMOCRATS,LIKE LYING SCHUMER,ARE THE PEOPLE THAT ARE "FEAR MONGERING",THEN IGNORANT PEOPLE AT CNN JUST REPEAT WHAT THE LYING CORRUPT DEMOCRATS SPEW,YOU ALL ARE PATHETIC FRAUDS!!!!!!!!!!!

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