CNN’s Brianna Keilar Overcome With Emotion Reading Final Texts From COVID-19 Victims

by Jeremy

CNN’s Brianna Keilar came close to tears on Friday while reading a series of final text messages between COVID-19 victims and their families. The “Newsroom” host admitted it was “hard to grasp the enormity” of the coronavirus pandemic that has now ravaged the United States for ten months and killed almost 390,000 people nationwide. And the last two weeks of the crisis have been “the deadliest” of them all in the U.S., the news anchor noted, with more than 42,000 lives lost.


Each one of these numbers is a story, it is a loved one, it is someone’s father, someone’s mother, someone’s daughter, someone’s son, someone’s brother, someone’s sister, someone’s friend,” said Keilar.

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