Read time: 1 minute

Texas Doctor Wants COVID-19 To 'Go Through' Population — 'Kids First'

Chuck Todd and Katy Tur interviewed Dr. Sudip Bose, who wants to reopen so that we can all get the virus. But in a "calculated" way.

An emergency room doctor from Odessa, Texas told MSNBC on Tuesday that he believed the state’s economy should open back up to allow the virus to “go through all of us.”

“Is Odessa ready for more people in public and a spike that could come with it?” MSNBC host Chuck Todd asked Dr. Sudip Bose.

“It’s tough decisions, like, which direction would you rather be wrong?” Bose replied. “For us, a tiered opening does make sense at this time and from the emergency room here, to be brutally honest, I think that this virus, in my opinion, is going to go through all of us throughout the United States.”

The doctor predicted that vaccines would not be of much help against COVID-19.

“The flu vaccine was 50% effective and you really have to get things right,” he explained. “If you don’t bind that properly, actually antibodies bind to it and it increases advancement into the cell. So long story short, I don’t think a vaccine is going to rescue us or a med, looking at the trials currently.”

Bose continued: “I think the best case scenario is you open things up in a calculated manor based on numbers and facts, not feelings. And let it go through. And the best case scenario, it may go through our kids first.”

The doctor claimed “kids are almost 100% protected.”

“And then it goes to their young parents,” he added. “And what we did in Italy that was good, was culturally those kids went to grandma and grandpa and they got sick. So, we’ve got to do this in a calculated manner.”

“And I think it is time to open our economy now,” Bose said.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

NOTE: We will be changing to a new commenting platform in the next couple of weeks. We will supply more details as we get closer to the change. We understand some users are having problems with comments loading and this will hopefully remedy that problem

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.