No Quick Solution To Treat Coronavirus Despite Hopeful Leads | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Dr. David Ho, director and CEO of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, talks with Rachel Maddow about work being done to find a treatment for novel coronavirus infection, where researchers are hopeful to find an answer, and why it's still likely to take at least a year. Aired on 3/13/2020.
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No Quick Solution To Treat Coronavirus Despite Hopeful Leads | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
579 comments
Ro G 27 days ago
In 1996, Dr. Ho was named Time Magazine's Man of the Year. He was the lead scientist in the effort to make HIV and AIDS a treatable disease. 24 years later, he's still working to save lives. Thank you. 🙌
Joe Frazier's Left Hook 27 days ago
NBA legend Magic Johnson owes his life to Dr David Ho.
nizicike 27 days ago
To Trump: you can fool all the people some of the time ,or some of the people all the time ,but you can not fool all the people all the time-----Abraham Lincoln
Kennet Ratcliff 27 days ago
" No quick solution to the Coronavirus." Oh well. I guess we're all on our own.
ChristianCentury2000 26 days ago
Thank God for those like Dr. David Ho, who seek to save people's lives, especially those who are already infected by deadly viruses!
cloudstrife2131 26 days ago
People think its like Hollywood when an eccentric researcher will invent a vaccine just in time. *facepalm*
David J 27 days ago
"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." --Charles Darwin "The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about." --Wayne Dyer "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --Martin Luther King, Jr. These quotes perfectly describe the current "stable genius" in the Oval Office.
K Cuzz 26 days ago
Thank you for inviting Dr. Ho onto your show Rachel. He is a calm, knowledgeable voice amongst all the chaos of the tRump administration.
Brietsy Vids 26 days ago
This guest is well spoken and well informed. Thank you for posting this
Dittzx 27 days ago
This administration handling of COVID-19 has been incompetence beyond incompetence.
Giovanni Soave 27 days ago
Trump: I fired the Pandemic team in 2018, but it's not my fault.
Gaadiid Kompanie 26 days ago
Master Ho, you're a joy to listen to
Carl A 26 days ago
A good interview on a good subject for a change. Thank you. Dr. Ho is a smart, dedicated man. He knows that we are in it for the long haul.
Andre Gordon 26 days ago
This man and doctors like him is a hero
Ruud Duppen 26 days ago
Medical scientists in the Netherlands claimed to have found the first antibody. Preliminary results are published, but need to be peer-reviewed to really be published. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.11.987958v1
RJ 26 days ago
And then Donnie Plague gives $1.5 trillion to the stock market!
Marg Oz 26 days ago
Loving how this man lights up when he's talking about his life's work. People like this are gifts.
appanah sanasy 26 days ago
Jack Ma was man with low profle, now hes doing great charity for Covid-19. Thank you
John Pestano 27 days ago
Trump lied he said Google will have a website you can do a CV testing. i find out the testing is only available to the bay area and employees that work in medical fields. it's not available to the general public yet some ppl support trump. there's your leader putting out lies during a crisis.
Anthony Procopis 26 days ago
I enjoy listening to humble masters like this Doctor. Fine human
JimJ 26 days ago
A quick test would be a good start.
Matthew Lewis 26 days ago
Why isn't this hero being supported by by the Government with as much money he needs and all the best minds in America helping him and his team. When you have one of the best then you ask him what he needs..
Peter Oxley 26 days ago
Very sober and reasoned analysis, Thanks, Doc!
mass confussion 26 days ago
Thank you so much Doctor David To. You are the Best ever
THE PHANTOM 26 days ago
Wonder why Trump's genius uncle didn't think of that?
Bud Fudlacker 27 days ago
Having TDS at the same time as the coronavirus has a death rate of 95%!
Robert 27 days ago
can you get the Coronavirus by being near someone that dose not have it yet
꧁Cat G꧂ 26 days ago
For trump supporters: "For the record NO ONE is blaming the President for the virus. Let me repeat. Coronavirus is not Trump’s fault. Here’s a detailed list of what we are blaming him for: Trump declined to use the World Health Organization’s test like other nations. Back in January, over a month before the first Co-vid19 case, the Chinese posted a new mysterious virus and within a week, Berlin virologists had produced the first diagnostic test. By the end of February, the WHO had shipped out tests to 60 countries. Oh, but not our government. We declined the test even as a temporary bridge until the CDC could create its own test. The question is why? We don’t know but what to look for is which pharmaceutical company eventually manufactures the test and who owns the stock. Keep tuned. In 2018 Trump fired Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossart, whose job was to coordinate a response to global pandemics. He was not replaced. In 2018 Dr. Luciana Borio, the NSC director for medical and bio-defense preparedness left the job. Trump did not replace Dr. Borio. In 2019 the NSC’s Senior Director for Global Health Security and bio-defense, Tim Ziemer, left the position and Trump did not replace the Rear Admiral. Trump shut down the entire Global Health Security and Bio-defense agency. Yes, he did. Amid the explosive worldwide outbreak of the virus Trump proposed a 19% cut to the budget of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention plus a 10% cut to Public Health Services and a 7% cut to Global Health Services. Those happen to be the organizations that responds to public health threats. In 2018, at Trump’s direction, the CDC stopped funding epidemic prevention activities in 39 out of 49 countries including China. Trump didn’t appoint a doctor to oversee the US response to the pandemic. He appointed Mike Pence. Trump has on multiple occasions sowed doubt about the severity of the virus even using the word hoax at events and rallies. He even did it at an event where the virus was being spread. Trump has put out zero useful information concerning the health risks of the virus. Trump pretended the virus had been contained. Trump left a cruise ship at sea for days, denying them proper hospital care, rather than increase his numbers in America. Repeat. We do not blame Trump for the virus. We blame him for gutting the nation’s preparations to deal with it. We blame him for bungling testing and allowing it to spread uninhibited. We blame him for wasting taxpayer money on applause lines at his rallies (like The Wall). We blame him for putting his own political life over American human life. I hope this clears things up." :Stolen Please feel free to cut copy and paste this so that more people will know the truth!
Jada 26 days ago
Brilliant Dr. with extraordinary experience! Thank you Rachael!
binary1998finary 27 days ago
When he talks about replication and all that biochem stuff, all i can think of are Dr Sam Turco's lectures. #step1 problems.
KH Vloger 2020 26 days ago
Yes, we need treatment Covid_19 exactly.
Ken Martin 26 days ago
Wow. This really raises my optimism.
Melissa Boyce 26 days ago
For those wanting daily global updates, please consider listening to Dr. John Campbell on YouTube. He is objective and thorough.
Ron Wuerch 26 days ago
It Is Just Like The Flu...The Flu Has Killed Thousands More People In The Same Time Line...MADDOW Knows Nothing...By The Time They Find Something It Will Be Gone...What A Bunch Of Idiots.
Raven Lyons 26 days ago
Wow. Finally a scientist who is clear , not politically motivated, and to the point. Now if you can only get the president to listen. Well done Doctor and thank you Rachel.
Bethany Udonome 26 days ago
AI tests for the virus with 95% accuracy in minutes
KarmicVibez 26 days ago
Dr. Ho is very articulate and speaks well and the truth.💕 He has the knowledge of decades and sounds very promising, i hope he makes a vaccine. 💕
401 casuality 26 days ago
Well keep it going Doc, 18 months 'probable' vaccine - V - possibly (?), 1 year virus killer. Sounds like a plan.
Tyrone Preston 26 days ago
Great insight of the two varible that can be possible ly be control that said behind every dark cloud there is a silver lining thanks Doc
Elsje Massyn 26 days ago
Mmmm BIGPharma is going to smile 😃 big 💰with sales for any drug that could block the virus
ETIENNEYEROVI MEXICANMILLENNIAL 26 days ago
Government that guarantees health care don't sound too socialist now eh¡
Allan West 26 days ago
First time I have ever given you a thumbs up.
Joe Pinciaro 26 days ago
Ohio we vote Tuesdays. Remember...VOTE ANY ONE OR ANYTHING democratic OUT
Si Yang 26 days ago
Should we be spray the whole town like everyone else just asking hehehe
crypto0634 26 days ago
What about remdesevir, made by Gilead Sciences? It apparently has shown some possible efficacy in trials.
Florida Island Girl 26 days ago
Other countries treat Covid-19 with antivirals an serious cases with plasma from recovered patients.
Slave2PaperWithInkOn 26 days ago
JOE 'will' STOP ALL THIS MALARKEY...... Bernie's MED4ALL - 4 Foot's Ache !!!!!!!!!!!!
Stream Fisher 26 days ago
What Do People Expect From Feet Drag-er trump N republicans Blocking All Help Bills For Americans ?
Marcos Lopez 26 days ago
Well an Asian Dr in Madrid definitely quarantined himself and now is enlightened to go back to work to help with the virus!
Jane zine2me Morrison 26 days ago
Long haul thing then.
Andrew Bakerstreet 26 days ago
She always looks very concerned
Patrick Skramstad 26 days ago
(An idea of intervention. )I just thought of something that could reduce the spread of covid19. A doorman or doorwoman. One person who opens doors and is responsible for cleaning the door repeatedly. Instead of cutting hours reassign duties for employees. Also, I saw a video where zinc can help stop the reproductive process like sars
stu beast 26 days ago
Coronasaurus rules 🦖
delritmo la clave 26 days ago
CANADA.....HAS....IT....!!!!!
David Rodney 26 days ago
Drivung around state seeking a testing site for your respitory illness, please wash hands before and after public bathrooms.
AwakeAmericanow. 26 days ago
If you want the truth listen to the scientists
Neng Tze 26 days ago
Oh no! Jack Ma! Going broke soon...due to the system he is in...
delritmo la clave 26 days ago
ANTI-VIRAL.....QUERCISITIN........
Jmoneypoprocks 26 days ago
This starting to appear to be a game of cloak and dagger with American lives at stake. Is the US government going to respond to this attack?
Terry Crews 26 days ago
How is she still on
Septembers Whisper 26 days ago
Over 80% of people will have flu like symptoms or less. But for others they are publishing a paper this week in which getting plasma from someone who has recovered from the virus is showing great promise. For democrats, though, I would recommend you trust in biden, because he will be curing cancer and diabetes as he has stated, so this would be even easier for him, he can cure this in a week.
alberto CR 26 days ago
Doctor, Can I have a bat soup?
Stream Fisher 26 days ago
What Do People Expect From Feet Drag-er trump N republicans Blocking All Help Bills For Americans ?
Stream Fisher 26 days ago
What Do People Expect From Feet Drag-er trump N republicans Blocking All Help Bills For Americans ?
Kendrick Moore 26 days ago
None of his supporters should waste any of the test on themselves for this political hoax and just let everybody that lives in reality take the test..stand up for what you believe trumpets
Keoki Ciervo 27 days ago
Does Donnie Do Nothing and his evangelical misfits now want science? Science to alter/deter COVID-19? Or are they just saying their Liar King messiah will save them/ us/ US?
Ron Allen 26 days ago
If the Demonrats/media didnt have double standards they wouldnt have any standards at all, its a scary thing when one party has free reign while the other is micro scrutinized day and night. Obamas administration allowed 1000 people to die from the swine flu before announcing an emergency, 18.000 people died, over 300,000 were hospitalized and MSDNC praised Obama, fake news is real. P.S. Almost 1500 of those deaths were children.
lester palocsay 26 days ago
Some of the easiest plants to grow indoors include tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplants and leafy vegetables such as spinach and lettuce. Smaller tomatoes such as cherry and plum tomatoes easily can be grown indoors
J B 26 days ago
STOP SCARING PPL. THE CORNA VIRUS IS NOOOOOTHING.. ALL THIS IS, IS A PLOY FOR THE RICH TO PLAY THE MARKETS... continue your pathetic lives.. nothing to worry about AT ALL ..
stefan stoss 26 days ago
2% of population are genius 16% high IQ democracy is 51% 50% are not above average IQ capitlalist bosses are above average just a question of moral reasoning Hippocrates " food is medicine " he used 400 herbs ayur veda " vedic organic food for vedic consciousness" digetsion is key to health hipporates an dayur veda says GUT CRISIS ": professor keith wallace the thing to emphasize TCM traditional chinese medicine 15 TCM research institutes 3300 TCM hospitals s in china [ no animal parts] china ahs used TCM against the virus and it shipped 50 tons of vitamin C into WUHAN [[[[ dr frederik Klenner protocol published JAMA 1949 high dose intravenous ascorbic acid many grams ]]] cans and boxes and junk food are deficient in nutrients needed for immunity best immunity is from ayur veda [[[ sanskrit ]] see miu.edu
joep meloen 26 days ago
Is there anyone who can tell why this virus who killed 50 patients also kills the world economy while the influenza virus who killed tens of thousands patients was not worthwile even to talk about ???
Richie Rich 26 days ago
Just think how much money your 1% owners are going to make! Now sell all your stock, so your masters can buy them back for pennies on the dollar. Feed your beast!
Mr Swamp Gass 26 days ago
Maybe the virus will weed out the idiots that live among us.
Mike McGarrity 26 days ago
Testing Kavetching The US CDC has published Testing Processes for Health Care Providers. It appears the Process is designed to filter Colds and Flu before a Corona Test is done. Many say this approach is Wrong without specifying what the Right test process should be. We know Corona has Asymptomatic Carriers, therefore, should all 315 million People in the US be tested to discover these People? If the current test Process is Wrong, Critics should say what "Right" is within the context of what is possible. The Capacity to Test 315 million People is not possible now but if we dig in hard we may be able to develop this Capacity in a couple Years after spending perhaps a couple hundred Billion Dollars.
Kshir Sagar 27 days ago
Rachel's face has the perpetual expression of anxiety, resentment and outrage indelibly etched into it. It will exaggerate over time.
Earl Gray 27 days ago
* * * Donald J. Trump is unmistakably Beelzebub incarnate. Who was Beelzebub? Answer: Beelzebub is the Greek form of the name Baal-zebub, a pagan Philistine god worshiped in the ancient Philistine city of Ekron during the Old Testament times. It is a term signifying “the lord of flies” (2 Kings 1:2). Archaeological excavations at ancient Philistine sites have uncovered golden images of flies. After the time of the Philistines, the Jews changed the name to “Beelzeboul,” as used in the Greek New Testament, meaning “lord of dung.” This name referenced the god of the fly that was worshiped to obtain deliverance from the injuries of that insect. Some biblical scholars believe Beelzebub was also known as the “god of filth,” which later became a name of bitter scorn in the mouth of the Pharisees. As a result, Beelzebub was a particularly contemptible deity, and his name was used by the Jews as an epithet for Satan. > Impeach Donald Beelzebub Trumputinixon at: Change .org We MUST do this for our children. Dr. Earl Gray A very disillusioned Republican Methodist. Northwest Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Jay Gibson 26 days ago
Gillum likes to party.
dan mac 26 days ago
can you guys have David Ho, as prez, instead?
Albert Leung 26 days ago
One thing people haven't figure yet is: According to the following link, in the congressional hearing, the CDC director admitted some flu like deaths have been diagnosed to be coronavirus: https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/cnn-cdc-director-says-some-coronavirus-related-deaths-have-been-found-posthumously.656564/ This means coronavirus existed in US long before it appeared in Wuhan but CDC failed to identify it. It failed because Trump cut the CDC budget. This whole mess should have been avoided if the CDC is able to identify the coronavirus and warned the world at that time.
Eric W 26 days ago
Yeah, OK...but don't forget we did have Trump vitamins at one point, so there is that. Don't you all wish we had those now? Yes, I know you do. Your loss.
Ricky Williams 26 days ago
We're all going to DIE! "THE LAST OF US" video game came true.
Sandra Valdez 27 days ago
Forget Donald Trump what are we gonna do with each state to protect ourselves Donald Trump is over and done with I don’t like Donald Trump but he did not cancel America China has !!to cancel the whole world hello
my turn 26 days ago
Are the comments all turned off from trumps speeches so his feelings don't get hurt?
Tyler 27 days ago
nice video
Kelli Barnhouse 26 days ago
What about testing antibodies from those that have recovered? Unusual to not be researching that remedy!
ruth depew 27 days ago
John Hopkins is working on a treatment that would allow seriously ill patients to get blood transfusions from the blood of recovered (and immune) patients. This treatment reduced deaths in the 1918 pandemic by 50%. It was also successfully used on polio and measles epidemics in the mid 20th Century. Vaccines and antivirals are more effective, but we don't have those for COVID19.
Clark Kent 26 days ago
Blame Trump. By that childish logic, cancer, the flu, diabetes, car accidents, & opium overdoses are Obama's fault. He did nothing to cure cancer. You people are tv watching sheep. Baaaa, baaaaaa, baaaaaa
Korvus 26 days ago
But didnt Germany or some Middle eastern country claim they have found a cure for the virus ??
Tony Smith 26 days ago
Every country is in dire trouble!
Prayer Anon 26 days ago
Did Bernie Sanders win the election ? What’s with the toilet paper lines ?
Schmelson Hefflefinger 26 days ago
185 people die of drug overdoses every day. Why isn't that on the news 24/7?
jerolvilladolid 26 days ago
There already is a cure. Americans are just too stubborn to swallow it. Its called suspension of human rights, draconian measures, and an authoritarian government. China and South Korea have passed the peak, and cases there are going down. Follow what they did. And cases will peak and go down too.
Karsten Wehsner 27 days ago
I love listen to smart people
Superlative CG 26 days ago
With so many cancelled sport events, movies and concerts, this will be a really boring quarantine.
Eva H 26 days ago
He is so rt. It may drop via summer but it will still b present
Gaetano Vindigni 26 days ago
The president** continues to lie during the press conference announcing a national emergency: “It’s going very quickly, which will bring additionally 1.4 million tests onboard next week and 5 million within a month,” Trump said, before adding: “I doubt we’ll need anywhere near that.” Trump also, despite the ramping up in the availability of testing, urged people against getting tested unless they really needed it. And he again suggested that the fast-spreading disease would soon be gone.
John Pestano 27 days ago
i was saying this yesterday if the vaccine is not available can we get some antibiotics. something to fight the virus temporarily bc we have too many fatalities worldwide. ppl need treatment ASAP.
Gary Santos 26 days ago
There is a global coordinated push to find a cure for the COVID-19 virus, one promising example is an Israeli-made oral vaccine for coronavirus on track, but testing will take months. State-funded Migal Galilee institute has been working for 4 years on a vaccine that could be customized for various viruses, so it had a head start when COVID-19 emerged. An effective Israeli-developed vaccine for coronavirus is on track to be ready for testing within “a few weeks,” Katz clarified that the 90-day time frame in the February 27 statement was until the product is ready for human testing THE TIMES OF ISRAEL By Nathan Jeffay March 11, 2020, 1:57 pm 17 (If everything goes well maybe 5-6 months?
Caroline Yeh 27 days ago
Taiwan #1
Vali Umpill 26 days ago
Stay strong America.