In Their Own Words: U.S. Covid-19 Death Toll Hits 500,000 | NBC Nightly News

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The Covid-19 death toll in the U.S. has passed 500,000. NBC News’ Kate Snow illuminates some of those we’ve lost through their own words.» Subscribe to NBC News:
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In Their Own Words: U.S. Covid-19 Death Toll Hits 500,000 | NBC Nightly News


  • Psalms 34:18, Revelation 21:3,4 😞🙏🏾

    • May they rest in peace

  • President would you please investigate the origin of Covid? People from the east know at least it starting spreading in China in the early December of 2019. China informed the WHO about the virus in January 2020. The Australian demanded for investigation if it is from the lab or wet market in Wuhan China, but the CCP accused the virus was from Australia and immediately imposed 100% tax on imported Australian white wine and banned all Australian coal import. Just when the world asked for investigation in Wuhan China, the CCP accused America is the one spreading Covid without any evidence. Lately the CCP claimed it was from Italy in September 2019. Then it also claimed that the virus was from India water source. China was not willing to let WHO to do investigation in China until more than a year after the virus spreading the world. China also demanded WHO not to call the virus as Wuhan virus and that is why the WHO came up the name COVID 19. But with the new strain of Covid happened in England, the CCP keeps saying the British virus. President would you please investigate the virus is form America or China and make that country accountable for killing millions of people including over half millions of death in America and make your boss accountable for deliberately misinform the world about the virus? Talk is cheap. Please show action!

  • it is so sad we have 500K death in the USA but I'm convinced it is not what they tell us... currently, there are 7,874,965,825 people in the world that is 7.8 billion and reported death is 2.52 million death worldwide with 114 million effected and 64.2M recovered... the USA report we have 500K death this seems excessive since the whole world only reports 2.5 million when we as a country having the best of everything, hospital, medicine doctors have 500K death? out of 7787 million people, only 2.5 million death worldwide and we have 500K? I don't have this data but I did hear that from the CDC that 30 to 40 percent of the 500K death are people with a pre-existing condition and in the 40% more than half of these people are in hospices my view once you are admitted to hospices care you are in your dying death bed so how can you be sure that these people really die of covid? so if my instincts are correct the media inflates the death scaring the public so they can put more control over the public forcing many of us to depend more on the government for handouts and eventually live like people from china... I'm doing my part but I'm not going to hide and file for bankruptcy because of this flu....yes I said it...sars19 or covid 19 is a form of flu and like all flu, it will mutate and change next year like all flu... I have no idea why the media are pushing this covid so hard scaring us and telling sad stories after sad stories it almost seems they have money or stock option in the vaccine or something? I did do homework on the virus from 1900 until now and you will be surprised that covid is not that dangerous compared to Spanish flu influenza, smallpox, tuberculosis, black death(aka the plague), aids, cholera, malaria, yellow fever.... anyway you get the point...covid compared to others is just not as dangerous since we have the vaccine so why are we still closed and why are they still telling us we will die?

  • 500,000? How many are elderly, homeless, and have underlying illnesses already? Now...How many people die every year from eating unhealthy food and being obese? We don't shut down fast food restaurants or the slaughter houses selling contaminated meat. Lets fix the root of the problem now. America is one the most unhealthiest countries this is why we have the highest death toll.

    • "500,000? How many are elderly, homeless, and have underlying illnesses already?" Most were over 55 years old. But, TOTAL deaths from all causes went up by 500,000 over 2019. That's serious!

  • I lost my dad in December 2019. His heart was weak, but fully controlled. He weighted 52 kgs only, and walked for at least 4-5 hours a week and sometimes even more. I miss my dad a lot. I was at job. People say he suffered a cardiac arrest, but we can never believe it, as me and mom needed him the most. Pain hurts a lot and changes a person.

  • And you still value cultural degenerates more than those upon whom your life depends.


  • What is the piano music in this?

  • So we blame trump to the end of time. But the current nope. Programmed

  • Trump should be charged with being an accessory or negligent Homicide in every one of these deaths, if he had acted on the advice of his scientists in wearing masks, social distancing, washing hands and encouraged all Americans to follow these simple rules yes, there would have been deaths but nowhere near this toll.

  • They are all too fat. Because they are the poor people of US.

  • I'm still trying to get where some say covid is fake

  • I want Donald Trump to be prosecuted regarding how he spread the COVID-19 virus with his lies, his misinformation, and his campaign rallies. No one spread the virus like Trump. 500,000 people in America are dead from COVID-19 and Trump clearly knows the virus is deadly from the Bob Woodward tapes. Trump should be prosecuted and put in prison. Make it happen!

  • This is so sad....

  • These deaths... 😔 Not to be insensitive but Ivermectin or HCQ for preventative measures regarding COVID-19, along with Vitamin D3, Quercetin, NAC, Vitamin C and Zinc. There's hope, people; Jesus saves...

  • Emotions people that’s how they lure you in

  • Lieing Marxist tabloid media spreading Disinformation for political purposes!

  • what do you mean this is incredible news! some how weve stopped all other forms of death and now people ONLY die of COVID! Thats just impressive

  • May they all Rest In Peace

  • Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his RIGHT EYE shall be utterly darkened.

  • when you realize tuberculosis, asthma, and pneumonia were all apparently completely and conveniently cured somehow seeing as the charts for their deaths were basically zero when the pandemic was declared

  • Im so sorry that so many people's deaths are being manipulated politically to push fear & tyranny... disgusting & evil...

  • It’s a weapon.

  • Anyone else questioning the official “Covid“ narrative? Good for you! You might enjoy this video also

  • Wow first covid video I've seen in a while with more likes than dislikes

  • THIS IS A PLANDEMIC !! US Death Rate by Year YEAR Death Rate Growth Rate 2021 8.977 1.090% 2020 8.880 1.120% 2019 8.782 1.120% 2018 8.685 1.220% 2017 8.580 1.240% 2016 8.475 1.270% 2015 8.369 1.270% 2014 8.264 1.290% 2013 8.159 0.090% 2012 8.152 0.090% 2011 8.145 0.090% 2010 8.138 0.090% 2009 8.131 0.090% 2008 8.124 -0.960% 2007 8.203 -0.950%

  • Stop watching Main Stream Media .. They lie to you all the time.

  • 126k views Uploaded two days ago Less than 1.2k reacts Someone was busy.

  • The numbers are BS, this is the biggest scam In world history propagated by media and big tech to the dumbed down masses.

    • The dumbed down masses are idiots like you who think this pandemic is fake and make baseless, unproven statements like this comment of yours, and then wonder why the numbers in the US are so high, its because there's many idiots like you who live in America

  • Spare me the woe is me sympathy crap! My son got to watch his mother die from covid-19 looking through a window and he knows her blood is on Pelosi and Biden hands! unlike you puppets who blame Trump when Trump said leave the sick where they are and treat them there! your beloved current administration of dictators make this country Ground Zero! by bringing them here and from here with this freedom of air travel spread throughout the world!

  • Yeah 500,000 deaths. Give cuomo an Emmy for this. Credit biden for doing nothing although he said he had a plan and blame it all on President Trump (we all is a lie also) democraps get a pass every time. Just blame President Trump and all responsibility goes away. Child like govt is in control, of doing nothing. Typical lying leftism ruining and killing this country. One day this will answer to a higher power.

  • Stop buying Made in China and avoid Cola drinks and excessive sugary food that suppresses immunity

  • "O Lord, perpetuate their existence in Thine exalted rose garden, that they may plunge into the sea of light in the world of mysteries..." ~ Baha'i Prayer in part

  • I know people who have got covid but they all survived idk no one who has died from it

  • How about the millions of innocent babies are killed by abortion every year.. While he wants us to support more killings..

  • 9 deaths in Taiwan. Half a million in the US. Economic growth in Taiwan. Economic catastrophe in America. COVID legislation passed a year ago in Taiwan. Gridlock in the American Congress a year after still. Fire everyone in the American government and just hire the Taiwanese government to run our COVID response. Problem solved.

  • Our County superintendent is shown at graduation. Started as a teacher and a good all around person. Always had a smile.

  • So let me ask the MSM, Democratic Party and Leftists was it worth 500,000 lives to get President Donald Trump out of the White House to you?

  • What about other deaths? By THE WASHINGTON TIMES - - Tuesday, February 23, 2021 ANALYSIS/OPINION: As the alleged death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 500,000, I don’t recall much concern from former President Clinton when, between April and June of 1994, after 800,000 Rwandans were killed with machetes in churches. And approximately 576,000 Iraqi children most likely died around 1995 due to the sanctions Clinton pushed. There is no doubt in my mind that Anthony Fauci, Neil Cavuto, CNN and others took pride in discouraging people from taking probiotics, vitamins D and C, zinc and hydroxychloroquine to prevent and help treat the novel coronavirus. Why? Because a low body count would have made then-President Trump look good. I am certain that at least 50% of COVID-19-related deaths happened because of the political efforts of Trump haters. And the truth will come out. JOSEPH DUPONT

  • Romans 8:7-17 7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. 8 So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. 9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. 10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. 11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. 12 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. 13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. 14 For as many as are led by The Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear: but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. 16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: 17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

  • The miraculous human body is capable of creating its own vaccine for any virus 🙏❤ utube Andrew Norton webber miracle of distilled water,,go to 40 minutes of video for info on how to cure virus.

  • Stop lying

  • Rest In Peace !! 🌹🌹 Prayers to all those who lost their beloved sorry to to all those families.

  • What’s really fked up? People are still dying, because you need to qualify to live, no money ? No vaccine.. No life

  • NBC you were going broke before you were broke. You got it backwards again! No body watches you. Fools!

  • We see you clearly NWO..... Keep using cash folks! So glad and happy that more and more folks are awakening to the evil sham being caused by a small group of self entitled despots! Plandemic. Scamdemic. CV = cabal FAKE bio-weapon. 911= cabal "pearl harbor" type galvanizing attack per PNAC. We have a criminal, corrupt, immoral and deceitful monetary system. It is astounding that we continue to allow central banks and the fed to exist. They have always been a secretive, crooked and in equitable operation. There is overwhelming evidence we've been lied to and deceived for millennia on a grand scale about almost everything by a group of greedy, dysfunctional, entitled, "elites," 13 families, council of 300 et al. A huge tapestry of deceit, greed & secrecy, to control and keep the true nature of humanity from ourselves, our history, true origin, destroy our pineal gland and keep us tied to debt, cause constant wars, confusion and tension for them to get more wealth, control and power over us until we and our descendants are eternally enslaved in this NWO Luciferian web. From the Annunaki, Adamu, even our redacted, edited and corrupt bible, nibiru, monoatomic gold, religion, wars, Lincoln, Jackson, Garfield, JFK, the federal reserve, USS Liberty, giant skeletons, abduction/disappearances, pedophilia, PNAC, COFR, Tri Lat Comm to 911 and now the war on "terror." The best way we can support our troops is by bringing them home now. Let's stop battling enemies of the fed and start helping folks and create heaven on earth as we should. Let's KRUSH da kabal!

  • gonna mention how democrats had hcq, a successful 6 decade old drug, banned? gonna mention how 5 democrat governors forced infected people into nursing homes? gonna mention how the cdc says only 6% died because of the virus and the other 94% died with it? gonna mention how 1/5 of the deaths happened under potato bidens watch?

  • A 30-year-old Chattanooga nurse manager: TIFFANY DOVER.

  • When will liberal media start blaming Chi-den for the deaths? About the time they start blaming Cumo for slaughtering old folks? Common man! You know, the thing.

  • Fly high beautiful souls🕊❤️

  • Donald and his helpers are only responsible for 400,000 of those deaths; so far. not all of them

  • Romans 8:6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

  • People that voted for Biden: This is what they voted for. Pro-Abortion- Slaughtering babies. Anti-law- Defunding police, illegal immigrants wont be sent back even if they commit a horrific crime. Marxism- Support erasing America's history. Cancel culture. Pro-lockdown- Must like being locked in their house like caged rats. Anti- 2nd Amendment- giving more power to the government to infringe on our 2nd amendment rights. More restrictions. Anti-women rights- believe a guy that wants to be a girl should be allowed to play in women sports and change in the same locker room. Definitely not supporting women's rights. Does not want a secure border to prorect American citizens Believe anyone can come into our country regardless of there criminal background. Voted- Pure Evil.

  • Let's see how many die under Biden. Remember the banged-up job he did with Swine flu?

  • Yeah it's tragic, but it's not like death didn't exist before covid-19. No special memorials to the other 2.8 million that die annually from causes other than the pandemic?

  • I wonder how many family members check the death certificate of their loved ones and realized that the car accident death was listed as a Covid death?????

  • Remember when Dotard eulogized the many, many Americans that had died of Covid? NEITHER DO I!

  • People are finally getting the sense that we are being systematically hypnotized. Moreover, all these absurd measures also awaken people from that intoxication of superficial materialism, and the definition of happiness is rightly called into question. These are times to think about things that really happened back then. To reflect on existential life questions. And also, especially now that we are being driven apart, with us as a society. What connects and unites us. Prabhupadabooks . com

  • Just remember. Trump did almost nothing and admitted he down played the reality of how it was so deadly contagious. The US is number one in the world for victims! If this is what he means about America first then he IS a criminal traitor! I think he should be prosecuted for this. Negligence and malfeasance of office! Not to mention January 6th coup attempt with loss of life!

  • 100,000 of which happened in the last month, under Biden's watch.

    • @V "The number (of death) surged to 400,000 on Jan. 19, 2021." Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University Feb 22, 2021 500,000 - 400,000 is? Feb 22 - Jan 19 is? 100,000/500,000 is? 500,000/14 months is? 7% average death/mth under Trump 20% under Sleepy.

    • hahahahaha - not

  • RIP, the main reason is that many Europeans and Americans will die if they don’t go out to play.

  • 🙏🙏🙏

  • Global achievement. Congrats from Chinese worldwide.

    • Karma of the Century.

    • Compared to the millions you murdered globally.

  • On today's propaganda report:

  • China wuhan will pay

  • Population control we needed it now stay humble

  • thought america was racist tho?

  • Trump was very successful in spreading the Covid-19 😱 😱 . In terms of Governance , US performance under Trump was extremely POOR . It was sad when you heard from the President / Governor / Mayor that they were not responsible .

  • That racist piece of sh!t of a “president “ called Trump is responsible for the 500,000 American deaths.

  • It didn't have to be this way. We lost some of the best, kindest and most inspiring people that I have had the privilege of knowing.

  • 500k deaths WITH covid not deaths FROM covid! Quit lying. I know 3 people in my area who were wrongly marked strictly covid death and they all died from clear other causes. One was a car accident, one was a heart attack and one was septic shock. They make 40k per covid death. Wake up people!! Look at the CDC website and you'll see the real numbers for deaths FROM ONLY COVID. It's only 15k from only covid

  • My condolences for all families. " Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life; and everyone who is living and exercises faith in me will never die at all. Do you believe this?” She said to him: “Yes, Lord, I have believed that you are the Christ, the Son of God, the one coming into the world.” (John 11:25-27)

  • China has blocked WHO researchers 'cause they know they are the source of this virus. China needs to pay for the deaths they spread to the World! 💀☠😡

    • Still blaming CHYNNA? Snap out of it ! Your president Trump is responsible, are you blind?

  • Government of China and Trump trade battle has lead to this. Ccp China really released the virus and American media ignores Chinese government. All things must come to an end. Rip all corona victims


  • May they all rest in peace...all half a million. May they all go to heaven where they'll never die but live forever - no more suffering only joy. in Jesus's name. Amen.

  • I’m seeing a trend of victims.

  • Pray for those who are suffering with covid-19 and those who have died God Bless.♥️🙏

  • Excuse me, I don’t understand, can anyone explain to me why the anti-maskers are not fined or penalized in any way? It’s strictly mandatory in China, Taiwan and Korea. I’m Asian, I don’t know why the cops are not doing anything about those people unmasked in public during times like this? Why? Anyway, RIP to the ones who’ve lost their lives, and my condolences to the ones who’ve lost their family ✝️

  • All fat obese eating souls and wonder why they died you eat flesh and to think they wont tell you all the truth

  • Condolences to all those who died May their Families get strength to overcome this situation Please wear masks Social distance And Take Vaccine and Save lives Please do it For Everyone around the world 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • So heartbreakingly sad 😥 Rest in Eternal Peace 🙏 500,000 Americans lost to Covid May God comfort hearts and souls of family members and friends.

  • All these people died to heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, etc. just like any other year. Stop the lies! There is no COVID!

  • Omg Kate, this has got to be one of the most touching tribute videos I have seen about COVID-19 victims. My heart breaks for their families. Thank you for telling their story, NBC News! 500,000 souls lost in the US, unbelievable.

  • 😢

  • Who are the 357 idiots who disliked this video??!!! Heartless or covid19 deniers??! Sheesh!! Grow up...NOW!! 🤬😡😠 ... #RIP

    • There covidiots they keep saying the five hundred death are fake

  • May God Bless everyone who has lost a Loved One or Friend to Covid.

  • Trump had a hand in this.😷

  • Wear masks and get the vaccine as soon as you can... ❤😔

  • Shut up!

  • This was definitely hard to watch, my condolences to all. I’ve known a hand full of people from my life who died from COVID. I had it in June, I feel very fortunate to have pulled through it. I just hope all the idiots who said COVID wasn’t real watch this and mask up!

  • Fake News!! People have also died with Covid but not from Covid.

  • Absolutely heartbreaking. I cannot imaging the pain their loss has left on their loved ones. This made me cry.

  • I guess this has to be all Biden's fault.

    • @S D but look what’s happened to the cases since he’s been in office they dropped by 70%

    • @Evan Diaz Both. Using the Left's logic, this is all Biden's fault and he has blood on his hands. Using the Left's logic, Biden is now responsible for the highest COVID deaths. In reality, this is China's fault.

    • R u being sarcastic or serious???

  • 500,000? Rookie numbers, more people needs to die

  • 1:11 Out of every number he could’ve chose to say he’s young he chose 33.. I wonder why

  • So many lives has gone there in a better place god be with you all you will be miss

  • Only word I think of is SADNESS

  • May their soul rest in peace

  • Very touching video pulling everyone's heartstrings. It is sad what the virus has done to us and the world. If it is in their true interest Lester Holt and all of the other pretty faces on the news should stand up to their employers and quit praising Biden and start accusing the CCP of everything they are guilty of.