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February 27, 2020


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  • Reply Ro G February 27, 2020 at 8:07 am

    t'rump tweeted earlier and called it the "caronavirus."
    I mean, if the dude can't even spell it, y'all really think he's got the mental capacity to know how to protect 360 million people from it? 🤔😄😆

  • Reply Gscalenut February 27, 2020 at 8:10 am

    The coronavirus statistics could be easily fixed with a sharpie pen. The sharpie could also be useful to correct the downward spiral of the stock market.

  • Reply madhabitz February 27, 2020 at 8:15 am

    Something I've been curious about: You know how they are checking temps of airliner passengers, by putting a digital thermometer on their foreheads? Lots of news clips of this scenario, right? So are they disinfecting these thermometers between foreheads? I don't think I've seen them do it.

  • Reply Parslow Pongbert February 27, 2020 at 8:21 am

    This will be hard for an administration that does not believe in science to deal with.

  • Reply Christians SUCK February 27, 2020 at 8:25 am

    If trump stops lying, the giant ball of lies he is running from, will over take him and crush him, like a bug under a rock?

  • Reply GRAY WOLF February 27, 2020 at 8:34 am

    The government should shut down public restaurants and bars….those are the places that are gonna make this virus spread like wildfire….if a McDonald's food handler contracts it….its over.

  • Reply Ro Baas February 27, 2020 at 8:39 am

    Hey, Rachel… Try wrapping your head around this… The "origin" of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus (research/training/Chinese)… University Of North Carolina… https://harvardtothebighouse.com/2020/01/31/logistical-and-technical-analysis-of-the-origins-of-the-wuhan-coronavirus-2019-ncov/

  • Reply ruth depew February 27, 2020 at 8:48 am

    We are officially a banana republic if, after 6 weeks, the CDC cannot produce reliable test kits and distribute them around the country. We have NO idea how may infected people we have, because we have not tested and are not testing enough people

  • Reply enjay py February 27, 2020 at 8:57 am

    I can understand Trump not being smart enough to understand a pandemic. However Trump's poor understanding of how a clock works should be cause for concern. He blamed the recent debates for a stock market crash that happened BEFORE the debates. Time travel much?

  • Reply sandy dix February 27, 2020 at 9:02 am

    Its good to get the truth here. We know we cant depend on any truth from leadership…trump.
    Trumps lies in this matter are putting you all at risk.
    As President, he is tasked with protecting the citizens of America. He is exposing you all.

  • Reply John Brown February 27, 2020 at 9:03 am

    And this is how we die… death by incompetence

  • Reply sandy dix February 27, 2020 at 9:03 am

    Trump is Americas virus. He is killing you.

  • Reply Mind Freshener February 27, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Coronavirus
    Patent number: 10130701
    Abstract: The present invention provides a live, attenuated coronavirus comprising a variant replicase gene encoding polyproteins comprising a mutation in one or more of non-structural protein(s) (nsp)-10, nsp-14, nsp-15 or nsp-16. The coronavirus may be used as a vaccine for treating and/or preventing a disease, such as infectious bronchitis, in a subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: THE PIRBRIGHT INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Erica Bickerton, Sarah Keep, Paul Britton

    – PIRBRIGHT Institute funded in part by Bill Gates.

  • Reply Mind Freshener February 27, 2020 at 9:23 am

    Have you registered as a Foreign Agent yet, Mr. "Rachel" the "Rhodes Scholar" Maddow?
    Better hurry up and do it before Barr takes a whiff! 😁😂🤣

  • Reply David Anthony February 27, 2020 at 9:28 am

    To feel good and bring back market confidence, America wants to see Donald Trump visit ground zero of the Coronavirus! Without a mask, then we will believe his confidence and downplaying.

  • Reply joy bernardo February 27, 2020 at 9:38 am

    Rachel, you should check what virologists in Singapore are doing. In Andrea Mitchel's program, she had a guest who was in Singapore and talked to virologists about how Wuhan China first got the virus from bats. Something US CDC should be checking.

  • Reply hawaiiopihi February 27, 2020 at 9:41 am

    Regarding comments on masks, because COVID-19 can be spread through people who are asymptomatic, isn’t it prudent for everyone to wear surgical masks? This is the feeling in Japan traditionally as a courtesy to others. Wondering why medical experts are not saying this simple reality. Is it because they are worried people will buy masks and take supply away from medical staff? Totally understand that but they should say it clearly! “Masks can be very beneficial, of course, but we have a shortage and we need to save them for people that really need them.” Full stop!

  • Reply Mind Freshener February 27, 2020 at 9:43 am

    What on God's Flat Earth is a "Professor of Global Health"? Why didn't Christopher Mores explain that "Coronavirus" is a British "vaccine" made from Common Cold virus? Does he even Science? He is just a political hack!

  • Reply jerlands February 27, 2020 at 9:43 am

    our immune systems are capable of protecting us if it is in good health… the problem is… america has 65% of the populous with a compromised immune system…

  • Reply Melissa H February 27, 2020 at 9:48 am

    The USA is particularly susceptible to this virus. Healthcare for some and the poor can't afford to be tested. You can't trace people who don't get tested.

  • Reply Pink Rose February 27, 2020 at 10:03 am

    Biggest problem I see is Doctors/ Officials not believing a person that informs them that they normally DO NOT RUN A HIGH TEMPERATURE WHEN SICK!! I don't run a high temp and DRS generally don't believe I'm sick. Pneumonia ( couldn't be MEDEVAC'D due to elevation of mountains- didn't think I'd make it) had to take 2 hour ambulance ride over bad roads. BTW, drs apologized to me for not believing me. Medical personnel need to believe these individuals!!

  • Reply Big L Williams February 27, 2020 at 10:05 am

    I guess this is where the small government theory isn't going to work. Looks like the republicans didn't factor pandemic or Trump in their small government idea's.

  • Reply Meggie February 27, 2020 at 10:05 am

    Way past time to Prep just check what has happened to some supermarkets overseas they are stripped bare of products.

  • Reply Akela DeWolf February 27, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Hey msnbslezze! What do you think your greatest challenge is in over coming your lack of credibility?? )

  • Reply Akela DeWolf February 27, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Libotards are very worried about the virus, because they know it attacks the feckless and weak, like them…

  • Reply QRANGE MONSTER February 27, 2020 at 10:20 am

    MADCOW BLOWS 👊👈

  • Reply joerobi February 27, 2020 at 10:22 am

    Testing? Are you serious? How do you plan on attracting low income wage earners in America to access any healthcare facility?

  • Reply Marc Milton-Talbot February 27, 2020 at 10:23 am

    A new study says that airport screening is only 50% effective because during some of the incubation period the disease is asymptomatic.The virus can transmit through the eyes,so that makes masks rather ineffective for the well person trying to avoid exposure IMO…unless you use goggles too.When you think that a virus is so tiny that it can only be observed with an electron microscope,really do you think any protection can be 100% effective.70% of medical staff are contracting it in China with all the gear they are wearing.The only solution is to go to some remote place and stay there until they develop an effective vaccine..

  • Reply Dennis Janda February 27, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Hey Rachel, stick with Trump's Tax Returns..There have been approx. 16,000 deaths and 280,000 people hospitalized due to the flu this season..However, the chronavirus hasn't killed anybody in the US but which you falsely claim is more important..Nice Try Loose Lips !!

  • Reply qassandraable February 27, 2020 at 10:40 am

    Ted Cruz will have to shave If he wants to wear a mask.

  • Reply Scott Kraemer February 27, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Personally this virus is going to become the new AIDS virus. I hope it becomes as dangerous so people who voted for this Dotard lose loved ones like those people who lost loved ones under another Dotard Ronald Reagan and his ignorance during the AIDS epidemic. Amazing 2 GOP idiots both cut funding for the CDC during epidemics. Is this a pattern?

  • Reply 15k DOW 2022 February 27, 2020 at 10:52 am

    Some of the stupidest comments I’ve yet seen found a home amongst the snowflake population here.

  • Reply AB Mia February 27, 2020 at 10:52 am

    Madcow cut his hair.

  • Reply Trump News February 27, 2020 at 11:05 am

    Fake news

  • Reply rabidsamfan February 27, 2020 at 11:06 am

    Think of the masks as reminders not to touch your face with unwashed hands.

  • Reply Adil Alfa February 27, 2020 at 11:09 am

    Iran is testing 4000 people a day. Why cant US? I dont get it.

  • Reply Dave Schultz February 27, 2020 at 11:18 am

    I'm more concerned at the brain damage TDS has caused and that Madcow is spreading.

  • Reply Tara Home February 27, 2020 at 11:22 am

    Greetings from Japan…2 elementary school children in the small town of Furano, Hokkaido (northern most island of Japan) have the virus. As of February 28th, all elementary and junior high PUBLIC schools will be closed until March 6th. In this time the gov. will monitor how things progress.

  • Reply Erich Nussbaum February 27, 2020 at 11:24 am

    "Nobody knows as much about the corona virus as me! Nobody, believe me!" 😉

  • Reply a. barker February 27, 2020 at 11:33 am

    What about North Korea? It can run wild through there. And into Russia. Might even be a way to get nukes in control.

  • Reply George Morris February 27, 2020 at 11:34 am

    MSNBC staff= brain dead virus.

  • Reply Starzan Wieber February 27, 2020 at 11:37 am

    What!?? She isn’t hating on Trump 👍😂👍😂🇺🇸✊✊nobody watches you😂

  • Reply 15k DOW 2022 February 27, 2020 at 11:46 am

    Colloidal silver is a broad-spectrum antivirus that also strengthens the immune system and can potentially prevent or help to treat coronavirus infection. People are now taking it to prevent infection. Apparently the “magnetic” variant is more effective. Do your research before you decide to employ any anti-viral treatment.

  • Reply Imp Slayer February 27, 2020 at 11:47 am

    LOOK AT THESE MSNBC ATE UP BLOODSUCKERS GUTTING THE NATION WITH FABRICATED LIES FOR FULL BEAST SYSTEM DEMONIC TYRANNY AND THE DESTRUCTION OF HUMANITY.
    ~Scum of the universe ~

  • Reply FunctionOverForm TV February 27, 2020 at 11:50 am

    As a US Soldier who returned from Korea about 6 months ago, I can tell you that wearing masks in Korea has nothing to do with the C. Virus. Their air quality is so bad, many people wear them routinely o a daily basis, including US Soldiers. On really bad days, monitored and disseminated by their public news system, it is almost a requirement to wear them. If you don't it is easy to get sick from poor air quality alone. Please check your facts.

  • Reply Marisa Dalla Valle February 27, 2020 at 11:55 am

    One man responsibly went to get tested for coronavirus. He was cleared, and got a bill from the hospital for $3000! Welcome to America.

  • Reply MVVpro February 27, 2020 at 11:56 am

    It appears there are consequences when you vote for a nitwit just to make a statement or because you just don't like the other candidate. It could cost you your life.

  • Reply Fireblue Noah_YT February 27, 2020 at 12:01 pm

    The voice of Nancy Pelosi followers SMH

  • Reply Omar Tayeh February 27, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QZLNvu-xA8&t=18s

  • Reply Trent Parker February 27, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    Find your safe spaces snowflakes!

  • Reply Fletcher Christian February 27, 2020 at 12:20 pm

    I'm fairly certain Trump thinks a Pandemic is an animated kung fu movie starring jack black…good thing Trump cut the CDC…oh well, nothing that can't be cured by giving the GOP 1% donor club another tax break.

  • Reply The Ralph Family February 27, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    Is it time to really control the movement of people and borders now?

  • Reply Gaetano Vindigni February 27, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    The president's budgets only increase the budget deficit and national debt while at the same cutting back on SS, Medicare and Medicaid which are vital to Americans especially on the cusp of a pandemic.

  • Reply Surud Patel February 27, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    Trump's & US Solution to Combating the Corona Virus Pandemic is ' Drone that ' .Technology is the cure to All Evils inflicting Humanity .

  • Reply Ardent Dfender February 27, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    I wear you helmet in my car, is it required? no. Uncomfortable yes. But if it protects you, it protects me. Who am I to argue with your level of protection that gives anyone comfort.
    Wear your mask. Wash your hands. Carry Sanitizers and use it often as necessary. Also wipe & Disinfect your Cell Phone and Computer/Laptops.

  • Reply Donald Ducko February 27, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Only problem is the test kits don’t work 100%, up to 70% of those with it don’t test positive and you can spread it and not have symptoms. Oh the incubation period is 24 days.

    But keep up the lies babe. Doing a fine job.

  • Reply Quantumese Boy February 27, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Hi, i am an expert who knows nothing on the topic, but I can say some general things, nice to meet you. Couldn't you get somebody who knows what Koreans are doing? Perhaps because all experts should be looking precisely into what's happening in South Korea because they are at a forefront of this pandemic and is the only transparent and reliable source so far?

  • Reply Michael Clagett February 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Look out everyone. This man is indeed a part of the deepstate Corona virus conspiracy. He knows how to read

  • Reply moon dog grey February 27, 2020 at 12:33 pm

    Is it Russian
    Tell me how this is russias fault.
    I bet it was trump and russia
    Russia….russia русская русская русская.

    она бесполезна как вторая пупок

  • Reply Danny Johnson February 27, 2020 at 12:35 pm

    Love how the comments are just bashing trump, hmm wonder who the only supporters of CNN are

  • Reply Idylchatter February 27, 2020 at 12:36 pm

    And the people who test positive again after recovery?

  • Reply GourmetGilda February 27, 2020 at 12:36 pm

    Please please Covid

  • Reply july mash February 27, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    Mike
    2020,24
    Mitt Romney 28,32
    👍🇺🇸👍🇺🇸
    Have a good day be safe god bless be safe 🇺🇸👍

  • Reply GourmetGilda February 27, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    Dump had a fever and sore throat during his last bunch of lies!

  • Reply GourmetGilda February 27, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    Your all coddled you’ll race to the hospital for a sliver so just wait until the fever bites and head for the hospitals!

  • Reply GourmetGilda February 27, 2020 at 12:41 pm

    Medical companies three in Germany one in the Netherlands four in the states keep making masks were all out here in Canada!

  • Reply Tex 123a February 27, 2020 at 12:43 pm

    You can count on MSNBC , the sky-is-falling rhetoric to Continue .

  • Reply Ron Wuerch February 27, 2020 at 12:44 pm

    Maddow Should Stay Out Of Things She Knows Nothing About…

  • Reply Joseph Diaz February 27, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    This all a distraction, 80% of the population just gets a common cold the most severe cases are 2%. There uplaying this for a reason.

  • Reply JomJom February 27, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    how to catch addicted people of corona virus.
    https://youtu.be/Tv4xX6Kh2Fg

  • Reply Junior Harry February 27, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    Hi Rachel Anne.👋🍺.

  • Reply Ron Wuerch February 27, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    Just Like Two Months Ago You People Were Calling Trump Racist For Banning Flights From China…LOSERS On Here People.

  • Reply mary jones February 27, 2020 at 1:05 pm

    very important info, ty dr maddow and prof mores. these are the facts of which we need to be made aware.

  • Reply Flower¹²³ February 27, 2020 at 1:09 pm

    JESUS CHRIST IS COMING BACK SOON. HE IS THR ONLY WAY TO HEAVEN. He is the only Son of God, our creator, and he gives us eternal life when we believe in him and follow him and have faith in him. He came to earth and died on the cross to pay for our sins and was raised on the third day to go to Heaven and is seated at the right hand side of God (Yahweh). He is alive and is the Lord and Saviour of the whole world. Christ is the true Messiah and he died for us so that anyone who believes in him will have eternal life.

  • Reply USA STRONG February 27, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    Hopefully ONLY democrats will get coronavirus. 😁😁😁😁😁👍

  • Reply Richard Dastrup February 27, 2020 at 1:19 pm

    Oh look its Stephen Colbert. Whoops I mean Rachel maddow a journalist who does not investigate her stories. Looks like a loser journalist who cant stand a winning President. Thank you President Donald Trump for your press conference

  • Reply John Ward February 27, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    Is this the "this is not a dream reporter?" why is she not over reacting when we need her too? I think people have everything backwards these day's.

  • Reply Mike Janvrin February 27, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    Not trying to be negative here, but this “expert” literally said nothing helpful or insightful.

  • Reply Belt King February 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    As of February 25th in the US only 455 have been tested here.

  • Reply Vassi Bieber February 27, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    I really wish they would talk a little bit more about the costs of the virus for every day Americans. For example, how many people can afford time off of work to even take a test to see if they have the virus? How much will the test for the virus cost average Americans?

  • Reply Michain Lu February 27, 2020 at 1:55 pm

    Man so anybody traveling from other country will bring it if they don’t shut down traveling. Which not good for economy but good to prevent to have more cases. Most every country has a passenger with coronavirus. Even people that’s been cure come back with positive again. So many month quarantine ???

  • Reply Deacon February 27, 2020 at 1:58 pm

    It's RUSSIA, Rachel!

  • Reply Michain Lu February 27, 2020 at 1:58 pm

    Maybe if they find one person from that city. They should tell everyone in that city to stay home. So it won’t spread

  • Reply BEN TRAVELS February 27, 2020 at 2:07 pm

    Coronavirus was made in a US lab in 2015 https://youtu.be/OVpMJfF8vtI

  • Reply Radwulf Eboraci February 27, 2020 at 2:08 pm

    What's going on in N.Korea? If the south can't get a grip on this, imagine what's going on in a crippled place like NK.

  • Reply Grasshopper February 27, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    Good questions, accurate responses.

  • Reply lohbut2 February 27, 2020 at 2:11 pm

    Hey fake news, I’m at the largest base in Korea and am familiar with the mask arguments. The screeners at the gates are not the regular guards and some of them ARE health care professionals. The rest of the soldiers on the base are authorized, but not required to wear a mask because everyone is divided on its effectiveness. CDC does not recommend using a mask for non infected people. There are pros and cons for the mask. This virus can be transmitted asymptomatically, Masking will mitigate risk of spreading (pro). However, some people can breathe well or find them uncomfortable and may not wear them properly (con). Having it on your face prevents you from touching your face and mitigate risk of transferring contaminated hands to your face in between washing (pro), however, if you constantly remove or adjust it in between washing your hands, you risk contaminating your face (con). To appease everyone, they authorized the masks, but it’s up to the soldier if they will use it.

  • Reply Bob February 27, 2020 at 2:11 pm

    masks do not stop this virus

  • Reply Jean McGlennon February 27, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    Trump is lying not 15 people its 60 and trump knows that.these lies don't help they only hurt.now people who were treated are now getting it again.

  • Reply David Davidson February 27, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    100000 people hospitalized with flu in February in the US. LESS THAN 500 TESTED. WTF!?

  • Reply peziki February 27, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    The BBC is now reporting that a woman in Japan had the coronavirus and who had recovered from it in early February, has now become ill with it again. Typically with the usual flu, after you've recovered you have an immune response and are no longer at risk. If the report is true, we have an all new effect (repeated infection) reaching possible epic levels.

  • Reply Kong February 27, 2020 at 2:48 pm

    Except they are not testing

    Also needs to be made free since poor people will not be willing to go to hospital to test and as a result they will not test and spread it.

    They will also go to work because employers are unreasonable plus rent is too high.

  • Reply Rose Johnson-Tsosie February 27, 2020 at 2:52 pm

    Rev 9:18 "A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths."

  • Reply monker Z February 27, 2020 at 2:54 pm

    People will not go if they have to pay$3000 and they are struggling

  • Reply BigWasabi February 27, 2020 at 2:55 pm

    That is NOT WHAT Germany’s health minister said Rachel openly promotes misinformation propaganda The German Health minister simply repeats basic EU preparedness guidelines in accordance to ANY infection similar to a regular hospital quarantine and emphasizes preparedness and an urge to contain a possible outbreak simply routine hospital and government safety guidelines Google should remove this MSNBC video and anybody who wants Germany’s input on the topic can view the full video in German from Welt Deutschland but that means you need to be able to understand German and not simply fantasize a foreign langue like Rachel and MSNBC does here

  • Reply TONY February 27, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    Rachel looks sickly, Did she break a car window with her face lately

  • Reply Marton Steve February 27, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    MSNBC WHORES QUEERS

  • Reply Brian Hughes February 27, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    What about the walking dead? What will protect them?

  • Reply Code Optimization Ware February 27, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    Ahahaha look at the ignorant and mentally-ill hypochondriacs yammering and jabbering frenzically so! Look at 'em! LOOK AT 'EM! BWAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Hey, hey, if the dumb heaves weren't such degenerate lushes that drink way, WAY too many Coronas more than they should…well who's fault is that…? You were gonna say the mean, nasty sun in the sky is the cause of your bad Fiction, oh boo-hoo-hoo? I'm wagering the odds WAAHAHAHAHAHAHA LMAO Nasty-assed bedbug-f***ers! LOLOLOLOLOL AAHAHAHAHAHAHA >:)) Die of the disease of no disease, please! You're not getting my insurance money, fools. Those monies are for legitimate medical practitioners only, see. Slimeballs!

    P.S.: Does Rachel Maddow have the "mad cow" disease? LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL AHAHAHAHAHAHA But seriously, does she? Inquiring minds wanna know! bwahaha LMFAO

  • Reply SixtyNorth February 27, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    Mores was very careful about what he said. He 𝒅𝒊𝒅𝒏'𝒕 say the US isn't really testing and doesn't have a test available to front-line primary care providers. He 𝒅𝒊𝒅𝒏'𝒕 answer why the California case is important, what it means. The reason the case is of interest is because it indicates a change in the virus, transmission and virility, rate of mortality. Viruses mutate rapidly, with every case of human infection. The CDC/World Health Organization tracks this.
    It means the cruise ship passengers aren't the only vector, that the virus is 'off the reservation'.
    Testing — FDA regulations are stopping the US from using the international test other countries are using.

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