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on Thursday’s episode of her MSNBC show, explaining that her partner of more than 20 years, Susan Mikula, is recovering from a case of COVID-19 that she thought “might kill her.” Maddow pleaded with viewers to reconsider their vacation plans to protect their loved ones.

“Just whatever you are doing, regardless of how you have calibrated risk in your life, don’t understand this. Do everything you can to avoid getting it,” Maddow said, from a remote location, at the top of her program. “By Thanksgiving next week, you really have to have it at home, without people coming. And yes, that’s going to suck, but it’s going to suck a lot less than you or someone in your family would. get sick and get sick. Trust me. ”

Maddow’s message reached at least some of her viewers, who said they had changed plans after her heartfelt message.

“Her plea for us to think about the people we love brought to my senses,” one person tweeted.

 

Another, actress and comedian Judy Gold, said she had canceled a trip to New Orleans to watch her son play his first basketball game of the season at Tulane University. She hasn’t seen her since June, she noted.

Some viewers explained that they had already canceled trips, but that Maddow had given them confidence in her choice.

 

The November 19 show was Maddow’s first since November 6, as he has been quarantined, solo, away from Mikula.

“My relationship with Susan is the only thing, at the end of the day, that I would kill or die for without hesitation,” Maddow said. “And Susan has been sick with COVID for the past two weeks. At one point, we really thought there was a possibility that that would kill her, and that’s why I’ve been out. ”

Maddow said she kept testing negative while in isolation.

“[Susan] has not only been positive during this time, she has become increasingly ill as I have tried to care for her while still being physically away from her,” Maddow said. And the bottom line is that she will be fine. She is recovering. She is still sick, but she will be fine, and we are no longer scared like we were. But it really didn’t seem like everything was going well from the beginning. ”

For the latest news and updates on coronavirus, follow us at https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus. According to experts, people over the age of 60 and the immunosuppressed are still most at risk. If you have questions, see the CDC and WHO resource guides.

 

Tweeted on twitter:

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  • Thanks to everyone who’s said such kind things after I talked about Susan’s COVID experience tonight. Prayers are very welcome. If there’s one other thing we could ask, it’s to please find new ways to show support for health workers where you live. And slow the spread. Please.
@HellerGeorge
  • I had trip planned from LA to NY to see my family for Thanksgiving but ur testimonial had such impact & resonance that I immediately canceled said trip. Hard decision but necessary. Thank you for sharing your story with us. Hopefully it saved some lives. Perhaps even my own.

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“My relationship with Susan is the only thing, at the end of the day, that I would kill or die for without hesitation,” Maddow said. “And Susan has been sick with COVID for the past two weeks. At one point, we really thought there was a possibility that that would kill her, and that’s why I’ve been out. ”

Maddow said she kept testing negative while in isolation.

“[Susan] has not only been positive during this time, she has become increasingly ill as I have tried to care for her while still being physically away from her,” Maddow said. And the bottom line is that she will be fine. She is recovering. She is still sick, but she will be fine, and we are no longer scared like we were. But it really didn’t seem like everything was going well from the beginning. ”

For the latest news and updates on coronavirus, follow us at https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus. According to experts, people over the age of 60 and the immunosuppressed are still most at risk. If you have questions, see the CDC and WHO resource guides.

 

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