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

Feb 21, 2021
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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

  • 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.

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


    Leyda KazımovaLeyda Kazımova7 hours ago
  • What is the piano music in this?

    Ryan SwankRyan SwankDay ago
  • So we blame trump to the end of time. But the current nope. Programmed

    Some OneSome One2 days ago
  • 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.

    TimberwolfC14TimberwolfC142 days ago
  • They are all too fat. Because they are the poor people of US.

    Copper BinTimeCopper BinTime2 days ago
  • I'm still trying to get where some say covid is fake

    Captain CJ 97Captain CJ 972 days ago
  • 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....

    CillaCilla2 days ago
  • 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...

    m Am A2 days ago
  • Emotions people that’s how they lure you in

    slumped saulslumped saul2 days ago
  • Lieing Marxist tabloid media spreading Disinformation for political purposes!

    Osvaldo ValdesOsvaldo Valdes2 days ago
  • 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

    learn2swimlearn2swim2 days ago
  • May they all Rest In Peace

    Kamikaze KidKamikaze Kid2 days ago
  • 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.

    Sophia AlexandriaSophia Alexandria2 days ago
  • 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

    bootius maximusbootius maximus2 days ago
  • Im so sorry that so many people's deaths are being manipulated politically to push fear & tyranny... disgusting & evil...

    Reggie FaulkReggie Faulk2 days ago
  • It’s a weapon.

    Joke BidenJoke Biden2 days ago
  • Anyone else questioning the official “Covid“ narrative? Good for you! You might enjoy this video also

    jimmy Bjimmy B2 days ago
  • Wow first covid video I've seen in a while with more likes than dislikes

    Ping PongPing Pong2 days ago
  • 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%

    DR1CHECKDR1CHECK2 days ago
  • Stop watching Main Stream Media .. They lie to you all the time.

    DR1CHECKDR1CHECK2 days ago
  • 126k views Uploaded two days ago Less than 1.2k reacts Someone was busy.

    Ellis DeeEllis Dee2 days ago
  • The numbers are BS, this is the biggest scam In world history propagated by media and big tech to the dumbed down masses.

    A CA C2 days ago
    • 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

      Phill CollierPhill CollierDay ago
  • 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!

    D CD C2 days ago
  • 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.

    LeahLeah3 days ago
  • Stop buying Made in China and avoid Cola drinks and excessive sugary food that suppresses immunity

    Abhi 739Abhi 7393 days ago
  • "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

    Francis MausleyFrancis Mausley3 days ago
  • I know people who have got covid but they all survived idk no one who has died from it

    Naruto uɐɔıxǝWNaruto uɐɔıxǝW3 days ago
  • How about the millions of innocent babies are killed by abortion every year.. While he wants us to support more killings..

    Joseph DuPontJoseph DuPont3 days ago
  • 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.

    Michael YuanMichael Yuan3 days ago
  • Our County superintendent is shown at graduation. Started as a teacher and a good all around person. Always had a smile.

    Veronica KennedyVeronica Kennedy3 days ago
  • 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?

    ese.hombreese.hombre3 days ago
  • 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

    Joseph DuPontJoseph DuPont3 days ago
  • 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.

    Jose TrevinoJose Trevino3 days ago
  • 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.

    we see the lighwe see the ligh3 days ago
  • Stop lying

    kirisutegomen12kirisutegomen123 days ago
  • Rest In Peace !! 🌹🌹 Prayers to all those who lost their beloved sorry to to all those families.

    Sabyasachi HowladerSabyasachi Howlader3 days ago
  • What’s really fked up? People are still dying, because you need to qualify to live, no money ? No vaccine.. No life

    Cesar ZatarainCesar Zatarain3 days ago
  • NBC you were going broke before you were broke. You got it backwards again! No body watches you. Fools!

    M WM W3 days ago
  • 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!

    Sad SackSad Sack3 days ago
  • 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?

    countbleck35countbleck353 days ago
  • A 30-year-old Chattanooga nurse manager: TIFFANY DOVER.

    James RusheJames Rushe3 days ago
  • 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.

    ZodddddZoddddd3 days ago
  • Fly high beautiful souls🕊❤️

    Jasmine RodriguezJasmine Rodriguez3 days ago
  • Donald and his helpers are only responsible for 400,000 of those deaths; so far. not all of them

    tom mytom my3 days ago
  • Romans 8:6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

    Jose TrevinoJose Trevino3 days ago
  • 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.

    Sid HarrySid Harry3 days ago
  • Let's see how many die under Biden. Remember the banged-up job he did with Swine flu?

    timmytimmy3 days ago
  • 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?

    ric barreraric barrera3 days ago
  • 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?????

    Keeping HealthyKeeping Healthy3 days ago
  • Remember when Dotard eulogized the many, many Americans that had died of Covid? NEITHER DO I!

    Fred MaxFred Max4 days ago
  • 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

    Cucciolo LucciocoCucciolo Luccioco4 days ago
  • 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!

    sambamankaneluasambamankanelua4 days ago
  • 100,000 of which happened in the last month, under Biden's watch.

    DonRuaDonRua4 days ago
    • @Veronica Kennedy "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.

      DonRuaDonRua2 days ago
    • hahahahaha - not

      Veronica KennedyVeronica Kennedy3 days ago
  • RIP, the main reason is that many Europeans and Americans will die if they don’t go out to play.

    AndromedaAndromeda4 days ago
  • 🙏🙏🙏

    Trang LeTrang Le4 days ago
  • Global achievement. Congrats from Chinese worldwide.

    Fuck YouFuck You4 days ago
    • Karma of the Century.

      Fuck YouFuck You4 days ago
    • Compared to the millions you murdered globally.

      Fuck YouFuck You4 days ago
  • On today's propaganda report:

    Mitchell& nessMitchell& ness4 days ago
  • China wuhan will pay

    Red KnightRed Knight4 days ago
  • Population control we needed it now stay humble

    D TownD Town4 days ago
  • thought america was racist tho?

    Devout LionDevout Lion4 days ago
  • 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 .

    barrych makbarrych mak4 days ago
  • That racist piece of sh!t of a “president “ called Trump is responsible for the 500,000 American deaths.

    OwleyesOwleyes4 days ago
  • 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.

    Robert KeeleRobert Keele4 days ago
  • 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

    Olivia deggOlivia degg4 days ago
  • 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)

    Vera511Vera5114 days ago
  • 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! 💀☠😡

    Action JAction J4 days ago
    • Still blaming CHYNNA? Snap out of it ! Your president Trump is responsible, are you blind?

      OwleyesOwleyes4 days ago
  • 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

    No timeNo time4 days ago

    TumbleweedinTumbleweedin4 days ago
  • 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.

    MariaMaria4 days ago
  • I’m seeing a trend of victims.

    Jake MasseyJake Massey4 days ago
    • Wym

      Kenneth DuarteKenneth Duarte2 days ago
  • Pray for those who are suffering with covid-19 and those who have died God Bless.♥️🙏

    Christina's ChannelChristina's Channel4 days ago
  • 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 ✝️

    J SagittaJ Sagitta4 days ago
  • All fat obese eating souls and wonder why they died you eat flesh and to think they wont tell you all the truth

    Broadway BoBroadway Bo4 days ago
  • 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 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    Snow ChampSnow Champ4 days ago
  • So heartbreakingly sad 😥 Rest in Eternal Peace 🙏 500,000 Americans lost to Covid May God comfort hearts and souls of family members and friends.

    Liz RamirezLiz Ramirez4 days ago
  • All these people died to heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, etc. just like any other year. Stop the lies! There is no COVID!

    Cold OnesCold Ones4 days ago
  • 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.

    robzar1robzar14 days ago
  • 😢

    L Eagle Eyes WentzL Eagle Eyes Wentz4 days ago
    • Rest in Peace!

      L Eagle Eyes WentzL Eagle Eyes Wentz4 days ago
  • Who are the 357 idiots who disliked this video??!!! Heartless or covid19 deniers??! Sheesh!! Grow up...NOW!! 🤬😡😠 ... #RIP

    Sheila DSheila D4 days ago
  • May God Bless everyone who has lost a Loved One or Friend to Covid.

    SoozSooz4 days ago
  • Trump had a hand in this.😷

    BobBob4 days ago
  • Wear masks and get the vaccine as soon as you can... ❤😔

    Super StarSuper Star4 days ago
  • Shut up!

    urMommaBear • 5 months agourMommaBear • 5 months ago4 days ago
  • 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!

    RM LRM L4 days ago
  • Fake News!! People have also died with Covid but not from Covid.

    MotoSota RCMotoSota RC4 days ago
  • Absolutely heartbreaking. I cannot imaging the pain their loss has left on their loved ones. This made me cry.

    OutlawSteph SHOutlawSteph SH4 days ago
  • I guess this has to be all Biden's fault.

    S DS D4 days ago
    • @S D but look what’s happened to the cases since he’s been in office they dropped by 70%

      Evan DiazEvan Diaz4 days ago
    • @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.

      S DS D4 days ago
    • R u being sarcastic or serious???

      Evan DiazEvan Diaz4 days ago
  • 500,000? Rookie numbers, more people needs to die

    Hantavirus RatHantavirus Rat4 days ago
  • 1:11 Out of every number he could’ve chose to say he’s young he chose 33.. I wonder why

    Shore AmazeShore Amaze4 days ago
  • So many lives has gone there in a better place god be with you all you will be miss

    Johnny RamirezJohnny Ramirez4 days ago
  • Only word I think of is SADNESS

    Sonya WilliamsSonya Williams4 days ago
  • May their soul rest in peace

    Tulga AmarsanaaTulga Amarsanaa4 days ago
  • 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.

    William ScogginWilliam Scoggin4 days ago
    • Biden is CCP!

      nukem bearnukem bear3 days ago
  • This so heartbreaking. 🙏🏾

    Chris RobinsonChris Robinson4 days ago
  • Of the 318,324,150 C-19 tests conducted to date about 9%, 28,975,256, were positive. Over half of those tested positive did not seek medical care. Deaths were only 0.15% of those tested. 80% of C-19 DEATHS occurred in those OVER 65, 16% of the population. 30% of C-19 deaths occurred in those over 85, 2% of the population. 30% of C-19 deaths occurred in nursing homes, hospice or residence. During C-19 there have been over 3.3 MILLION deaths from non-C-19 causes. C-19 is not a problem for the young and healthy herd. Mother Nature and her buddy Grim Reaper are just doing their jobs, culling the herd of the too many, too old, too sick warehoused too close together as Medicare/Medicaid cash cows in poorly run (BLUE) contagious lethal elder care facilities. We are being lied to and manipulated and the MSM is complicit. C-19 is a scam-demic. version 1.0 022221 nbc news

    Nick SchroederNick Schroeder4 days ago
  • The permissible eagle conspicuously handle because carbon modestly claim lest a lonely pencil. male, lumpy sled

    CHiLLgAmeR27CHiLLgAmeR274 days ago
  • Biological weapons treaty. Guess that's out the window?

    President Elect Jeffrey SmithPresident Elect Jeffrey Smith4 days ago