CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky became emotional at a White House coronavirus press briefing on Monday — her voice breaking as she warned that the US is facing “impending doom” as COVID-19 cases rise again.

“I’m gonna lose the script and I’m going to reflect on the recurring feeling I have of impending doom,” Rochelle Walensky told reporters at the briefing.

“We have so much to look forward to, so much promise and potential of where we are, and so much reason for hope. But right now I’m scared.”

“I know what it’s like as a physician to stand in that patient room, gowned, gloved, masked, shielded and to be the last person to touch some else’s loved one because their loved one couldn’t be there,” she continued.

“And I know what it’s like to pull up to your hospital every day and see an extra morgue sitting outside.”

Unhinged CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

Rochelle Walensky said she feared that the US is headed down a similar path to many European countries, which have had to issue lockdowns again amid surges in cases.

“The trajectory of the pandemic in the United States looks similar to many other countries in Europe, including Germany, Italy, and France looked like just a few weeks ago and since that time those countries have experienced a consistent and worrying spike in cases,” she said.

Rochelle Walensky — speaking, she said, not just as the CDC director but “as a wife, as a mother, as a daughter” — urged Americans to “hold on a little longer” until they can get vaccinated against the coronavirus.

“We are not powerless. We can change this trajectory of the pandemic, but it will take all of us recommitting to following the public health prevention strategies consistently, while we work to get the American public vaccinated,” she said.


  1. huh…like you democrats really care about us americans its all a plot to rob our mnoney though your over reacting with our money…

    didnt care 45 years ago when I got my life altered while serving you in the military…officers there are dumber then dumb. seriously..

    had right hand almost tore off, pelvis cracked right behind my boys, crushed vertabrae. an a commander that at 10:30 am was getting head in his office and refused to let me in his office to get my 30 day leave signed that my doctor ordered me to take. instead said …what another leave …me ..yes sir..ass hole …well i am not signing no more papers.. but sir..him .i don’t care leave…which is an order…so i did i left…came back on the 30th day an they though me in the brigg…them i faced a kangaroo court..set up so the commander could save his retirement…labeled one handed (lost my dominant hand usage) and they gave me 38 dollars a month…fought 20 years got the 100m percent (80 then they label you unemployable for 100) which means you can not work or even try…or you lose your stuff) but people whom get the 100 oercent can indulge in full employment so they can punish you forever like they did me…total torture too..

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