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Rimoin: Trump Plan To Open Up The Country By Easter Is Dangerous

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UCLA epidemiologist Dr. Anne Rimoin reacts to the president's call to reopen at least parts of the country by Easter which is April 12. Aired on 3/24/20.


Gov. Larry Hogan, Republican governor of Maryland, tells Chris Hayes that he, and many other governors on both sides of the aisle, are not happy with Trump's messaging about opening up the economy by Easter amid the coronavirus pandemic. Aired on 3/25/20.
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President Trump plans to declare a national emergency to combat the coronavirus pandemic at a news conference. NBC's Kristen Welker reports from the White House. Aired on 03/13/20.
President Trump said he wants the nation "opened up and just raring to go by Easter". Infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, gives his take at the coronavirus task force briefing.
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U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated Tuesday during a coronavirus task force briefing that he would like to re-open the country for business by Easter.
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>>> NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN HE IS
>>> NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN HE IS BEING TOUGH ON CHINA.
BEING TOUGH ON CHINA. HE’S MAKING SURE AND NOW HE’S
HE’S MAKING SURE AND NOW HE’S BEING SOFT ON HIS XENOPHOBIA IN
BEING SOFT ON HIS XENOPHOBIA IN THE PAST.
THE PAST. SO I JUST -- I JUST CAN’T FIGURE
SO I JUST -- I JUST CAN’T FIGURE THE GUY.
THE GUY. IT’S LIKE -- I DON’T KNOW.
IT’S LIKE -- I DON’T KNOW. IT’S LIKE WATCHING A YO-YO.
IT’S LIKE WATCHING A YO-YO. >> THE DEMOCRATIC FRONT-RUNNER,
>> THE DEMOCRATIC FRONT-RUNNER, JOE BIDEN, SAYS HE WANTS THE
JOE BIDEN, SAYS HE WANTS THE PRESIDENT TO, QUOTE, STOP
PRESIDENT TO, QUOTE, STOP TALKING AND LEAVE THE MEDICAL
TALKING AND LEAVE THE MEDICAL ADVICE TO THE EXPERTS.
ADVICE TO THE EXPERTS. HERE’S MORE OF WHAT THE
HERE’S MORE OF WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAD TO SAY ABOUT HIS
PRESIDENT HAD TO SAY ABOUT HIS PUSH TO GET OUR COUNTRY BACK TO
PUSH TO GET OUR COUNTRY BACK TO WORK.
WORK. >> WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT AREAS
>> WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT AREAS THAT YOU COULD OPEN UP, WHAT
THAT YOU COULD OPEN UP, WHAT SPECIFICALLY ARE YOU LOOKING AT?
SPECIFICALLY ARE YOU LOOKING AT? WHAT STATES?
WHAT STATES? ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT OUT WEST?
ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT OUT WEST? >> WELL, YOU CAN TALK ABOUT THE
>> WELL, YOU CAN TALK ABOUT THE FARM BELT.
FARM BELT. TAKE A LOOK AT THE FARM BELT.
TAKE A LOOK AT THE FARM BELT. TAKE A LOOK AT AREAS OUT WEST.
TAKE A LOOK AT AREAS OUT WEST. LOOK AT BIG SECTIONS OF TEXAS.
LOOK AT BIG SECTIONS OF TEXAS. I WAS TALKING TO THE GREAT
I WAS TALKING TO THE GREAT GOVERNOR OF TEXAS.
GOVERNOR OF TEXAS. THEY’VE DONE A FANTASTIC JOB OUT
THEY’VE DONE A FANTASTIC JOB OUT THERE, BUT THEY HAVE VERY BIG
THERE, BUT THEY HAVE VERY BIG SECTIONS OF TEXAS WHERE, YOU
SECTIONS OF TEXAS WHERE, YOU KNOW, IT’S LIKE NUMEROUS STATES
KNOW, IT’S LIKE NUMEROUS STATES FRANKLY.
FRANKLY. BUT WE CAN HAVE LARGE SECTIONS
BUT WE CAN HAVE LARGE SECTIONS OF -- IF WE WANT TO DO IT THAT
OF -- IF WE WANT TO DO IT THAT WAY, WE CAN HAVE LARGE SECTIONS
WAY, WE CAN HAVE LARGE SECTIONS OF THE COUNTRY OPEN.
OF THE COUNTRY OPEN. >> WELL, LET’S TALK ABOUT IT
>> WELL, LET’S TALK ABOUT IT WITH -- LET’S TALK ABOUT IT WITH
WITH -- LET’S TALK ABOUT IT WITH A PROFESSIONAL, DR. ANN REMONEY,
A PROFESSIONAL, DR. ANN REMONEY, A PROFESSOR OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AT
A PROFESSOR OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AT THE UCLA FIELDING SCHOOL OF
THE UCLA FIELDING SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND INFECTIOUS
PUBLIC HEALTH AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE DIVISION OF THE GEFFEN
DISEASE DIVISION OF THE GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, WHO
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, WHO SPECIALIZES IN EMERGING
SPECIALIZES IN EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, DOC, THANKS
INFECTIOUS DISEASES, DOC, THANKS FOR COMING BACK ON.
FOR COMING BACK ON. I NEED TO GET YOUR LEAD ON THIS.
I NEED TO GET YOUR LEAD ON THIS. DO YOU REALLY SEE US CLEARING,
DO YOU REALLY SEE US CLEARING, GIVING THE MOVE-AROUND
GIVING THE MOVE-AROUND PERMISSION TO LARGE SECTIONS OF
PERMISSION TO LARGE SECTIONS OF OUR COUNTRY?
OUR COUNTRY? DO YOU REALLY SEE US TRYING TO
DO YOU REALLY SEE US TRYING TO GET BACK ON OUR FEET AS EARLY AS
GET BACK ON OUR FEET AS EARLY AS EASTER SUNDAY MORNING?
EASTER SUNDAY MORNING? AND WHAT’S THE BETTER CHANCE?
AND WHAT’S THE BETTER CHANCE? ARE WE GOING TO HAVE PACK THEEDE
ARE WE GOING TO HAVE PACK THEEDE CHURCHES OR PACKED HOSPITALS ON
CHURCHES OR PACKED HOSPITALS ON EASTER SUNDAY?
EASTER SUNDAY? >> I THINK THIS IS A VERY
>> I THINK THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STRATEGY, AND THAT
DANGEROUS STRATEGY, AND THAT WE’RE GOING TO BE LOSING ANY
WE’RE GOING TO BE LOSING ANY GROUND THAT WE WILL HAVE GAINED
GROUND THAT WE WILL HAVE GAINED AT A CRITICAL MOMENT BY KEEPING
AT A CRITICAL MOMENT BY KEEPING PEOPLE IN PLACE.
PEOPLE IN PLACE. YOU KNOW, ANY COUNTRY THAT HAS
YOU KNOW, ANY COUNTRY THAT HAS HAD ANY MEASURE OF SUCCESS IN
HAD ANY MEASURE OF SUCCESS IN BEING ABLE TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF
BEING ABLE TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THIS VIRUS HAS TAKEN VERY STRONG
THIS VIRUS HAS TAKEN VERY STRONG MEASURES OF RESTRICTING
MEASURES OF RESTRICTING SOCIAL -- OF HAVING SOCIAL
SOCIAL -- OF HAVING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND RESTRICTING
DISTANCING AND RESTRICTING MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE.
MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE. WE HERE IN THE UNITED STATES
WE HERE IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY CASES WE
HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY CASES WE HAVE RIGHT NOW BECAUSE THE
HAVE RIGHT NOW BECAUSE THE TESTING HAS FAILED SO -- HAS
TESTING HAS FAILED SO -- HAS BEEN SO FAR BEHIND, AND WE.
BEEN SO FAR BEHIND, AND WE. >> Referee: -- ARE MOST LIKELY
>> Referee: -- ARE MOST LIKELY AT THE WORST PART OF THE CURVE.
AT THE WORST PART OF THE CURVE. SO THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS
SO THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS IDEA, AND I THINK THAT ANYBODY
IDEA, AND I THINK THAT ANYBODY THAT IS SUGGESTING THAT WE’RE
THAT IS SUGGESTING THAT WE’RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO RELAX WHEN
GOING TO BE ABLE TO RELAX WHEN WE SHOULD BE TIGHTENING
WE SHOULD BE TIGHTENING RESTRICTIONS IS NOT THINKING
RESTRICTIONS IS NOT THINKING ABOUT WHAT THE IMPACT WILL BE ON
ABOUT WHAT THE IMPACT WILL BE ON HOSPITALS, ON HEALTH CARE
HOSPITALS, ON HEALTH CARE WORKERS WHO ARE ALREADY
WORKERS WHO ARE ALREADY BELEAGUERED, AND FRANKLY GOING
BELEAGUERED, AND FRANKLY GOING TO BE REACHING A BREAKING POINT
TO BE REACHING A BREAKING POINT IF WE DO NOT CONTINUE TO

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