Veteran CNN journalist, Sara Sidner couldn’t control her emotions on Tuesday, January 12 while she was reporting surging death rates caused by COVID-19 in California.
Sidner who has being in the forefront of reporting on COVID for the station has stressed that people need to prevent the virus from killing their families.
She has just concluded an interview with a woman named Juliana Jimenez Sesma who was forced to bury her mother and step father at a parking lot within the space of 11 days.
Sidner said amidst tears;
“This is the tenth hospital that I have been in, to see the way that these families have to live after this and the heartache that goes so far and so wide, it’s really hard to take.”
“It’s just not OK. It’s not OK what we’re doing to each other. These families should not be going through this. No family should be going through this.”
“Do whatever you can to keep this from killing your family members and your neighbors and your friends and your teachers and doctors and firefighters. All of these people are here to help you, but you have to do your part.”
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