Pennsylvania Nurses Go On Strike As Covid Cases Surge | NBC News NOW

2020-ж., 19-ноя.
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NBC News' Maura Barrett speaks to nurses in Pennsylvania who are on strike to bring awareness to low staffing levels in their hospitals amid a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases.
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  • hold on when do u have time to go on strike if you under-stuffed and have so many patients?????????????? and why in Pen cuz the election fraud came out today. this is a circus.

    Artemus DolginArtemus Dolgin14 саат мурун
  • Nurses should be paid more and not even consider quitting considering America is at its worst with Covid cases. You are supposed to want to help people, not quit when patients need you the most. This is insane.

    Douglas SmithDouglas Smith22 саат мурун
  • America barely graduates nurses without getting them from overseas like India, Africa, and the Philippines. We're going to have a serious problem if we can't replenish the workforce. That's ridiculous. America is begging for socialism when they say they don't want it

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    Marlon PérezMarlon Pérez2 күн мурун
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    Marlon PérezMarlon Pérez2 күн мурун
  • WOW 😔

    Bluecloud BlueheartBluecloud Blueheart3 күн мурун
  • Those nurses are risking their lives meanwhile trump is golfing and pretending the election was rigged and still telling his supporters that they need to fight for their "freeDUMB" And somehow there are way too many idiots here in the US claiming "cOvId Is A hOaX 🥴"

    Ivy BIvy B3 күн мурун
  • 🚨🚨🚑🚒🚨🚔 45** should be prosecuted for deaths caused by the pandemic spreading rally’s and his dereliction of duty to protect citizens of the United States! He is asking his cult followers to die for him, so selfish!

    Judi BarthJudi Barth3 күн мурун
  • Blame China!

    Otto von TuttiOtto von Tutti4 күн мурун
  • Nurses for death. Wow. Need fired.

    Its MeIts Me4 күн мурун
  • People need to get arrested if people don’t wear masks

    Field GirlField Girl4 күн мурун
  • For those who leave, dont return ever. Change perfessions please.

    Steven JacksonSteven Jackson4 күн мурун
  • It is your opportunity of a lifetime to serve others. Good on those who stick around

    Steven JacksonSteven Jackson4 күн мурун
  • Life gets hard and you quit? Get better nurses please

    Steven JacksonSteven Jackson4 күн мурун
  • Dont worry, soon biden will give everyone free healthcare and everything will get better... hahahahahahahahaha

    JjgalugieJjgalugie4 күн мурун
  • * Took early action to cut off travel from China - DEMS accused this as Xenophobia Pelosi went to China * Built the world’s leading testing system from nothing. * Brought in medical cruise ships, coordinated temp hospitals to be built in a matter of days. * DEMS needed ventilators and masks, Trump provided all and was dismissed for bragging. - 60 Million infected with Swine Flu during Obama/Biden presidency. -DEMS focus solely on impeachment while Trump, * Provided support to workers, farmers and businesses * Enacted mitigation measures to slow the spread * Mobilized public and private sectors to secure needed supplies * Took action to protect vulnerable Americans * Launched effort to deliver a vaccine and therapeutics in record time. * Paved way for reopening to get America working again. - DEMS call for xtra long lockdown then blame him for consequences. - Kevin O Leary who is not a Trump Supporter but is a world finance expert says the facts are the numbers and Trump's economy is the best even better than the 60's? * Confronted China as origin of the virus while Democrats and - DEMS and media lashed out calling this racism. Cowardice. * In his February 4th State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to “take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from the virus,” while the Democrats’ response made not a single mention of the virus or even the threat of China. * Rather than act tyrannical Trump turned over lockdown control to Govenors. -DEM Govenors did act tyrannical however. - Cuomo placed Covid patients in Seniors lodges killing many. Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx have attested to the fact that President Trump took action as soon as the data was presented to him. In order to secure the supplies needed to confront the surge in coronavirus we faced, President Trump led the largest mobilization of public and private sector resources since WWII. The President directed his Administration to secure and distribute needed medical supplies to states in need - resulting in billions of PPE delivered so far. At the President’s urging, private companies shifted production to supplying masks, ventilators, hand sanitizer, testing supplies, and more. President Trump has acted under the Defense Production Act more than 30 times to ensure we have the supplies we need. When we faced a potentially catastrophic shortage of ventilators, President Trump took action to produce 100,000 ventilators and ensure no patient who needs one goes without a ventilator. President Trump moved swiftly to protect vulnerable communities. The Administration quickly established guidelines for nursing homes and expanded telehealth opportunities to protect our vulnerable seniors. The President took action to ensure that uninsured Americans are able to get the COVID-19 care and testing they need. President Trump directed Secretary Carson to focus the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council on underserved communities impacted by COVID-19. The Administration is investing approximately $2 billion in community health centers, helping their 28 million patients in medically underserved areas receive the care and testing they need. Early in the fight against the virus, President Trump launched a historic effort to develop a vaccine and therapeutics in record time. President Trump understood early on that in order to defeat this virus once and for all and protect Americans, we need a vaccine and therapeutics. President Trump revolutionized the clinical trial process to ensure Americans get a safe vaccine as quickly as possible, by providing unprecedented investments in leading vaccine candidates to simultaneously produce them as they are tested and developed. Thanks to President Trump’s efforts, coronavirus vaccine trials have progressed at record speeds, with multiple candidates already in or near the final stage of clinical trials. The President negotiated and launched the Paycheck Protection Program - helping save 51 million American jobs. President Trump secured direct payments to help the countless Americans who are hurting due to the pandemic. President Trump took executive action to give tax relief to workers, ensure unemployment benefits for those out of work, prevent families from losing their homes to eviction or foreclosure, and provide student debt relief for Americans already hurting due to the virus. Understanding the harmful toll a never-ending shutdown would have on our Nation, President Trump provided support to help states safely reopen as soon as they were able. As we built out our critical medical supplies, flattened the curve, and rapidly expanded testing, states across the country were able to safely move towards reopening. President Trump ensured they had the data and resources to reopen on the correct timeframe. As hot spots have emerged, President Trump has surged resources to impacted areas while enabling us to prevent another nationwide shutdown. The President has provided support to states facing new emergences of the virus, including surging testing sites, deploying medical personnel, and advising on mitigation strategies. While the media and Democrats refuse to do so, President Trump has called out China for its actions to ensure we prevent a similar threat from arising again. President Trump has rightly called out China’s handling of the virus for refusing to be transparent and failing to contain the virus before it spread. The President held the WHO accountable for its egregious bias towards China that jeopardizes the safety of Americans.

    Brielle HunterBrielle Hunter5 күн мурун
  • fire them!

    Thomas SchiererThomas Schierer5 күн мурун

    Sony TopranoSony Toprano5 күн мурун

    Randy MarshRandy Marsh6 күн мурун
  • Why help them? Just let them go. It's a thankless job anyway.

    TheiaTheia6 күн мурун
  • They go on strike during a pandemic? HAVE THEY NO SHAME? And why doesn’t the news report on how much they get paid? How they use overtime to double their income? How they freaking go on strike at the drop of a hat during non-pandemic years? We spoiled these nurse rotten to the point of them not being there when we need them. You know what is wrong with the medical system? NURSES!

    A BA B6 күн мурун
    • Looks like there's a few openings now... How about you suit up in your finest garbage bags + old used up masks and fill that need...

      CeceliaCecelia11 саат мурун
    • Or what? It's not like they can be easily replaced.

      TheiaTheia6 күн мурун
  • That's good don't treat the clowns supporter let them suffer..hahaha losers

    Pablo VergaPablo Verga6 күн мурун
  • And rudy gets a day

    shanghi bertishanghi berti6 күн мурун
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    Seagull ClubSeagull Club6 күн мурун
  • If Democrats think they are going to shut the country down for globalist scum we are going to smash them.

    James PowersJames Powers6 күн мурун
  • All countries in the world are affected by the Wuhan virus caused by China; mainly wants to harm America. But thanks to the talented leadership of Donald Trump and the Republican Party, the economy thrived again and soon had a vaccine against the Chinese virus. President Donald Trump has fulfilled his election promises to be the greatest and most powerful America in the world. When we travel abroad, we are proud and proud of being US citizens.

    Hung NguyenHung Nguyen6 күн мурун
  • Main stream media WEAPONIZE china virus. STOP your gaslighting!!!

    tino lucktino luck6 күн мурун

    Vee MusicVee Music6 күн мурун

    Vee MusicVee Music6 күн мурун
  • Evil DemocRats and Crooked Media are destroying our country

    Ian HIan H6 күн мурун
  • Obama care patients created this. Nothing is free .

    rick sandovalrick sandoval6 күн мурун
  • these are your heroes?

    woosaa Calmdownwoosaa Calmdown6 күн мурун
  • Why are they concerned about a virus that is 99% survivable??? They say 250000 people died of this flu, people die of the flu every year!!!!! This is not new!! Why are you not concerned about something that is much bigger than covid?? Like the one million babies murdered every year in america by abortion doctors!!!!????

    seagypsy's Adventuresseagypsy's Adventures6 күн мурун

    Genaro Francis TabagGenaro Francis Tabag6 күн мурун
  • x. x. x. End COVID-19 … Now. Directory of Doctors curing thousands of outpatients … fast.

    ExstncDotComExstncDotCom6 күн мурун
  • All about money

    Emerson BiggensEmerson Biggens6 күн мурун
  • They tired of killing ppl

    Lakisha MillerLakisha Miller6 күн мурун
  • I support the nurses. While they’re saving lives, risking their own lives, our President-loser is golfing.

    KristiKristi6 күн мурун
  • I don't think this reporter did enough to cover the story oh, and I don't think she covered it properly. The nurses explanations for their wanting to strike where are the complete opposite of what the company that owns a hospital said and gave in their statement. They try to spin it as a nurse's want money but from what I heard from the nurses they want to be for filled in their job and feel as if they're helping, and you can't do that when you don't have enough people you're working over 12 hours a day 7 days a week the patients are the ones that suffer. I think the whole work schedule and hospitals needs to change.

    Butch CassidyButch Cassidy6 күн мурун
  • Our God-given immune systems are our best defense......good enough for 99% of us even vaccines and theraputics only boost this miracle we already have inside our bodies we can all be thankful

    Love Trumps hateLove Trumps hate6 күн мурун
  • NBC will not report this,

    Jenny LouJenny Lou6 күн мурун
  • NBC will not report this,

    Jenny LouJenny Lou6 күн мурун
  • If you are willing to trade your freedom for safety than you deserve neither freedom or safety. Benjamin Franklin

    deathhto Youalldeathhto Youall6 күн мурун
  • It is called covid "19" because the coming vaccine will change and alter your DNA because D is the 4th letter of the alphabet N is the 14th and A is 1 equals 19. The vaccine is the real virus.

    deathhto Youalldeathhto Youall6 күн мурун
  • Smartest virus knew to crank back up right after the election to cover up the biggest cheat in American history!!

    Rad techRad tech6 күн мурун
  • Trump = Sadam and Bin ladin combined.

    Neil RoongsNeil Roongs6 күн мурун
  • 6$ an hour for a nurse is criminal Nurses are superheroes but they're not superhuman.

    Kitt GagnonKitt Gagnon6 күн мурун
  • The longer you MORONS wait to BREAK the REAL Story, (Dominion Computers) the WORSE YOU ARE GONNA LOOK TO THE PUBLIC, People will NEVER Believe you again, look at CNN being sold, IT WILL HAPPEN TO YOU ALL ! !

    Steve FarmerSteve Farmer6 күн мурун
  • "Pennsylvania Nurses Go On Strike As Covid Cases Surge" motivating us, the people of America, to redouble our efforts to rapidly find out at any given moment, including even while On-Line, who among us are unwittingly contagious (i.e. pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic) in order to #ConvinceItForward for them to call their doctor and to self-quarantine per CDC guidelines in hopes of stopping this pandemic instead of having more #MourningInAmerica even for the worse-case scenario of the Cluster-5 mink mutation rendering vaccines no longer effective.

    HeartDoc AndrewHeartDoc Andrew6 күн мурун
  • Trump has been the worse thing ever to happen to our country.

    Kenny CrucialKenny Crucial6 күн мурун
  • I think all the Dr and Nurses in every state that won't wear a mask should Strike. If you do not want to wear a mask then fin for yourselfs , Hows that For Your RIGHTS!

    Terry MckiernanTerry Mckiernan6 күн мурун
  • We're rounding the curve. no Donny we aren't . It's critical....are u just going to look away .

    JoJo from cocomoJoJo from cocomo6 күн мурун
  • The response to a patient should be based upon his or her appearance when they come into the hospital. If the patient approaches the hospital, symptomatic, without a mask they should be treated in a tent outside, minimal care. If someone understands the harm they inflict, as a symptomatic, and wear a mask when approaching the hospital they should be rewarded with great care.

    Brandon HeimbrockBrandon Heimbrock6 күн мурун
  • Where are all the mega Christians and thier "Pastors" volunteering to aide the sick?

    Bad CarbonBad Carbon6 күн мурун
    • Bad Carbon Best f***ing question ever asked.

      Oscar BanuelosOscar Banuelos6 күн мурун
    • pastors of Greed not God.

      Sheng HuangSheng Huang6 күн мурун
    • they are enjoying their mansions, jet planes, luxury cars, jewelry, etc. on their private islands. 10 RICHEST AND MOST SUCCESSFUL PASTORS IN AMERICA

      Sheng HuangSheng Huang6 күн мурун
  • to see how corrupt the whole thing is Trump said the vaccine was close it should be here by the end of the year his team had the army medical teams ready to distribute it he sponsored a government private sector coalition that brought results but they were ignored by biased democratic media ,doctors , and politicians Trumps optimism was mocked by the "experts" now suddenly the vaccine is here people applaud , it got "voted" in with Biden . A Media that applauded Obama for getting a Nobel peace prize for doing nothing (being president while black) ignored Trumps Nobel nominations for doing things that actually merited it . Somehow during the george floyd incident the murders and drive bys and subsequent hostile interactions with police that have happened in cities that have been under democrat controlled cities for the last fifty years is some how trumps fault? if trump is responsible for covid deaths are the majors of Chicago and Obama responsible for the more preventable drive bys of black men that happened whiled they were there..... the only time anyone care about crime in Chicago was when it was a hate crime blamed on two imaginary white boys wearing trump hats by jess smollet , The Democrats are not the the party of Martin Luther King they are the party of Al Sharpton , i believe they cheated in this election because they know the media has there back ....rant over

    joevvjoevv6 күн мурун
  • Put yourself in the place of the nurse!

    Debra SmithDebra Smith6 күн мурун
  • Be careful of the vaccine side effects that gives you a 10” tongue and pitch dark skin

    Kevin EvansKevin Evans6 күн мурун

    Like Father Like SonLike Father Like Son6 күн мурун
  • Yeah, that's great.. People are dying and nurses decide to go on strike. Not that I blame them for this poor pandemic response, which lies with the government, but they know that hospitals and nursing homes have been running on skeleton crews for years now. Health care in the USA is run for profit, period.

    To The PointTo The Point6 күн мурун
  • Woah

    JJ6 күн мурун
  • Pres. Trump Re-election gaining momentum! You people in the media are Stupid! Giuliani torches the FAKE MEDIA! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Confront the lying Media IN PUBLIC!

    atomicmozartatomicmozart6 күн мурун
  • Fake News AGAIN! 🇺🇸

    atomicmozartatomicmozart6 күн мурун
    • Yeah, fake news, Why you keep on watching it? Ironic :).

      Vincent LVincent L6 күн мурун
  • Ya go on strike during a pandemic, smart.

    Steller 187Steller 1876 күн мурун
    • Most people will not wear mask or social distance. Very Smart mmmm. Then they cry out when they need help I do not blame the nurses.

      Laura TraceyLaura Tracey6 күн мурун
  • Just praying for your sins to be forgiven, and saying the name of Jesus at the end of your prayer will not make your sins that are red as scarlet be white as snow. In this time of disaster and pandemic like COVID-19 Fathe God is calling you now to come before His Word, and be guided into all Truth through the Spirit of Truth, and truly wash away your sins.

    CH HCH H6 күн мурун
  • so there's not enough nurses working, so their answer is to not go to work? got it.

    The Over/UnderThinkerThe Over/UnderThinker6 күн мурун
  • Hoax? Big-Pharma vaccine 💉 = Mark of the Beast

    Esperanza J CreegerEsperanza J Creeger6 күн мурун
  • SHARE THIS VIDEO Media Pushes Lockdowns Saying Healthy Young People Dying From WuFlu

    Randy MarshRandy Marsh6 күн мурун
  • lost nurses. Did they quit or die?

    poldpold6 күн мурун
  • Jodi Doering, South Dakota nurse

    Alf CalzonAlf Calzon6 күн мурун
  • Biden DemocRats and Media are selling our country to China for money !!!

    Ian HIan H6 күн мурун
    • How so?

      Harold CunninghamHarold Cunningham6 күн мурун

    floupe1floupe16 күн мурун
  • Kudos to those striking Nurses they should be compensated and well protected while doing their jobs.

    Lorenzo JaravataLorenzo Jaravata6 күн мурун
  • My travel agency just offered me $6700 a week to work in PA. No wonder but no thanks.

    Nurse KathyNurse Kathy6 күн мурун
  • And what is Trump doing? He is playing golf and tweeting conspiracy

    Luis SangLuis Sang6 күн мурун
  • They all need to find a different job, I just lost all respect for them. All hospital should cut the CEO along with their top personal. The state health department gives approval for health care charges.

    Roxane ReddyRoxane Reddy6 күн мурун
  • I’m pulling for you .... be encouraged.... I work in Registration in the ER in a Maryland Hospital and it’s crazy. Everything each person said is right on point. Love, peace and joy

    Ro’Beano 500Ro’Beano 5006 күн мурун
  • PAY!!!

    Holiday NewHoliday New6 күн мурун
  • WOW

    Holiday NewHoliday New6 күн мурун
  • It's not a bad thing if America has to learn the hard way, in many ways we deserve to as we take our healthcare workers for granted. And our healthcare has been overworked, overloaded, and overwhelmed with no consideration to the profession or science they provide. They can't take care of us if they can't take care of themselves.

    ijediijedi6 күн мурун
  • Lets get out and vote in January to change the Senate and we will see a difference people!!

    Tracy LeversonTracy Leverson6 күн мурун
  • Stop this nonsense. I am also a medical professional a Respiratory Therapist. Nurses do not have to deal with Covid patients other than to give them pain meds if needed. Respiratory Therapist and Pulmonologists are the ones to treat from the beginning to end with Covid patients. We maintain the Vents, we give breathing treatments, we do Blood gases and titrate O2 and we extubate patients who have no chance of surviving. We are not on strike and they shouldn't be either. Stop the crap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Independent Insurance AgentsIndependent Insurance Agents6 күн мурун
  • Nurses are hoax they are all socialist they want more money and ppe this isn’t China you get what companies wanna give with no government interference

    Omar MartinezOmar Martinez6 күн мурун
  • Stupid people should suffer the consequences of their actions. If you don’t care about others then nobody should give a crap about you. These nurses shouldn’t have to deal with idiots anymore.

    VV6 күн мурун
  • Hang all covid tyrants.

    Lena AdamsLena Adams6 күн мурун
  • My mom works at a old folks home and she said that if she was a resident there, she'd want the staff to stay and preform their duty. She ended up getting c-19 but she was asymptomatic, thank God, weeks later she took a antibody test and she indeed had c-19 antibodies.

    Ivan PadillaIvan Padilla6 күн мурун
    • I would do what is the safest thing for my family and children. There is no amount of money that is enough to leave my children without a mother or father. Trump could have provided PPE and let people know this was a dangerous life threating virus that is spread in the air, but he did not which is why everyone is in the sky rocketing pandemic we are having now.

      victorianmelody46victorianmelody465 күн мурун
  • see : Physicians for informed consent.

    TSTS6 күн мурун
  • Tell me you wouldn't go work at another workplace to do the same job you do now for $6 more per hour if you make less than $50 an hour.. that's a minimum 10% increase in pay

    D BD B6 күн мурун
  • Call Joe, he'll fix it.

    EarthEarth6 күн мурун
  • If they go on strike then health standards slip even further, the gap widens.

    Michael HowardMichael Howard6 күн мурун
  • Sounds fishy

    Matt BybeeMatt Bybee6 күн мурун
  • OMG. What a bunch of snow flakes.......go get another job..!!

    rob headrob head6 күн мурун
  • This makes sense.....?

    rob headrob head6 күн мурун
  • Its the truth the corp peoplw running the hospital do see these folks as money making cows they care nothing about anything but money

    M LoM Lo6 күн мурун
  • This is an international disgrace! The leader of the wealthiest country in the world is committing mass-murder by neglecting his fundamental responsibility TO PROTECT THE PEOPLE OF THE U.S.A. He should be arrested and removed from his office - it is after all a national emergency! P.S. I am sure China would consider helping, they do have the most important thing needed right now - compassion!

    Allan VarcoeAllan Varcoe6 күн мурун
  • Watch "Trump & the Coronavirus: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)" on KGworld

    Red PlanetRed Planet6 күн мурун
  • Public....please stop putting nurses lives in danger. Risk their lives you risk your own lives.

    Sherry A. PresleySherry A. Presley6 күн мурун
  • Oh my God

    Yehya FarusYehya Farus6 күн мурун
  • All of the for profit hospitals need to be converted back to non profit. All of these problems can easily be traced back to their for profit status.

    Dave StambaughDave Stambaugh6 күн мурун
  • If you have a serious leave hospital knowing that the people who treated you are the salt of the earth. I like to make a charitable donation to show my appreciation.

    John WilsonJohn Wilson6 күн мурун
  • Ok, so they are striking due to lack of staff. Meanwhile, patients are "dying around them" and with the "lack of staff" on strike, I guess no one is taking care of these dying patients. So, why are they really on strike? Mo Money?

    Michelle SargentMichelle Sargent6 күн мурун