Publisher: MSNBC

Facing COVID Crisis

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By every relevant metric, the COVID crisis in Tennessee is intensifying. Infections, hospitalizations, and fatalities are on the rise in the Volunteer State, where only about 40% of the population is fully vaccinated, and the Tennessee National Guard has been deployed to help bolster increasingly overwhelmed hospitals.

‘Like being thirsty and not drinking,’ doctor says of those opting out of vaccines

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Dr. Scott Strome of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center joins Morning Joe to discuss how vaccines have been politicized in the U.S. and virus infection rates in Tennessee.