Post New Article

Broadway star Nick Cordero has leg
amputation due to virus

Original Article

Posted By: voxpopuli, 4/21/2020 6:17:20 PM

Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero has had his right leg amputated after suffering complications from the coronavirus, his wife says. Amanda Kloots on Instagram wrote late Saturday that Cordero "made it out of surgery alive and is headed to his room to rest and recover."

Comments:

AP Fake News.. no mention if he had ANY UNDERLYING CONDITIONS.. don't know who he is, or i might know that.. sorry..

Post Reply

Reply 1 - Posted by: BRDG 4/21/2020 6:36:49 PM (No. 387009)
I call B.S. Leg problem separate, but worsened (not caused) by Wuhan
20 people like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: DARling 4/21/2020 6:40:27 PM (No. 387017)
You beat me to it, #1. Being horribly ill does no preexisting condition any good.
15 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: Wendybird 4/21/2020 6:46:51 PM (No. 387027)
What! I thought the virus affected the lungs. Did he cut his leg off with a chainsaw, caused by coronavirus?
11 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Lucky5 4/21/2020 6:48:47 PM (No. 387031)
100% do not trust these stories as far as the virus being the cause.
18 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: lisa belanger 4/21/2020 7:01:34 PM (No. 387041)
probable was diabetic he can have a prostatic they do not mention it....always the virus
7 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: slipstik 4/21/2020 7:46:54 PM (No. 387068)
So far it has been common practice that if one seems to have, or is diagnosed with the Chinese virus and dies, the cause of death is Chinese virus even if the victim is run over by a cement truck. So I'm not too sure where this need for thinners and development of blood clots is coming from, but I've not heard of that yet in the constellation of symptoms of the Chinese virus.
11 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 4/21/2020 8:00:04 PM (No. 387078)
From a story I read here on Lucianne on Sat. or Sunday (the days all run together anymore), a woman who nursed her husband through COVID19 noted that "micro emboli" was a feature of this disease - meaning mini blood clots. She even suggested taking aspirin if diagnosed. I don't know anything about this man's problems, but it is sad he's lost his leg.
16 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: scottj 4/21/2020 8:02:38 PM (No. 387083)
This is horse manure. AP is a disgrace.
7 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: Jethro bo 4/21/2020 8:11:25 PM (No. 387090)
Inappropriate post deleted. Watch your language.
2 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: earlybird 4/21/2020 8:23:07 PM (No. 387100)
It was a “serious complication related to his COVID-19”…. While suffering from COVID-10, he developed clots in his leg that cut off circulation to foot and toes. Can happen. He is an attractive young man - only 40 or so - with a beautiful wife and baby. It was said to be a lifesaving operation. Blood thinners had been tried without success. Not fake news. Just another deficient AP story. Why the enmity toward someone we do not know?
11 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: JHHolliday 4/21/2020 8:33:45 PM (No. 387110)
Ignore anything published by AP. They are no longer a news organization just another propaganda machine for the left. Take a look at their “news” articles. 99% are anti-Trump op-Ed pieces. They are also poorly written and read like they are written by 9th graders. I guess I should apologize to 9th graders for that remark.
7 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: jimincalif 4/21/2020 8:34:28 PM (No. 387111)
Sorry to hear about anyone having such a tough time with this disease, I hope he recovers. I too am frustrated by these stories of people with horrendous complications and outcomes, but provide no information about why it is so bad for some. Different strains? Pre-existing conditions? OTOH I understand, the hospitals can't divulge personal medical information. it would be nice if a study was gathering all of this data and could release it on an anonymous basis so we could learn more about why it is so severe for some.
4 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: earlybird 4/21/2020 8:47:49 PM (No. 387123)
COVID-19 can cause pulmonary emboli and emboli in the leg that Mr. Cordero acquired during his illness. Go and look it up.
6 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: PostAway 4/21/2020 9:02:39 PM (No. 387127)
I remember that article also, #7. Viral illnesses are often fairly uncomplicated. Rest, fluid and time is most often the recipe for those who come down with them in the U.S. As a health professional, I had the responsibility at times to treat patients who entered extreme physical distress from usually benign conditions. Often there are no known underlying conditions or rational explanations, just rotten luck. In 2009 the actor Dean Winter, who plays “Mayhem” in the Allstate commercials, suffered a relapse of a bacterial illness he contracted as a boy and went into septic shock. His heart stopped in an ambulance and later he had toes, a thumb and part of his nose amputated. He went through all of that and yet it was not him but his brother Scott (who played the arrogant apple-liking Harvard student in “Good Will Hunting“ and the brain damaged inmate in “Oz”) who I once saw pick up a 3 foot Western Diamondback rattlesnake on a hiking trail with his bare hands. Medical tragedies can be extremely random in this life.
6 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: earlybird 4/21/2020 9:05:05 PM (No. 387129)
This isn’t fake news. Medical information for professions on how to deal with symptoms of PE/DVT (pulmonary emboli or deep vein thrombosis) when the usual testing cannot be employed. When to use anticoagulents. Mr. Cordero was on anticoagulants for COVID-19-related clots in his legs, but that was causing internal bleeding so he could not continue. When the clots were blocking circulation in his leg and foot, amputation was the only option. And these emboli are experienced by a small percentage of victims of COVID-19. https://www.hematology.org/covid-19/covid-19-and-pulmonary-embolism When objective imaging is not feasible to confirm or refute a diagnosis of PE, clinicians must rely on clinical assessment based on history, physical findings and other tests. Very limited observational data suggest that up to 5-10% of patients with COVID-19 infection who require mechanical ventilation have acute PE/DVT.
6 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: red1066 4/21/2020 9:28:13 PM (No. 387143)
Was he a diabetic? If so, having his leg amputated wasn't due to the coronavirus. It was due to poor circulation.
2 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/21/2020 10:28:04 PM (No. 387181)
Could be he has underlying issues related to diabetes maybe. That would do it. But the virus shouldn't have a thing to do with his legs. Now his lungs OTOH would be a different story.
1 person likes this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: TnEm 4/21/2020 10:29:11 PM (No. 387183)
I believe he was on the ventilator for some time - sedated and on his back, not moving. That was probably the cause of the blood clots. I have read that being put on the ventilator can cause strokes and that 80% of people on the ventilator die. It is not the panacea that some governors would have you believe.
3 people like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: iSpartacus 4/22/2020 12:08:35 AM (No. 387216)
One leg counts as 1/4 death from coronavirus.
0 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/22/2020 2:05:35 AM (No. 387247)
Star? Never heard of him. He must be one of those supernova stars, big today; gone tomorrow.
0 people like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: RuckusTom 4/22/2020 3:26:46 AM (No. 387268)
Uh huh. The flu causes legs to be amputated. Sure.
0 people like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 4/22/2020 2:21:11 PM (No. 387913)
#13, the pre-existing condition was circulation problems in the leg, requiring blood thinners to avoid the clotting which he had previously had. The virus meant that he couldn't take the blood thinners, so his pre-existing clotting problem caused them to have to remove the leg.
0 people like this.

Below, you will find ...
Most Recent Articles posted by "voxpopuli"
and
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Most Recent Articles posted by voxpopuli"
15 Election Results That Were
Thrown Out Because of
Fraudulent Mail-In Ballots
8 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 4/22/2020 3:20:24 PM Post Reply
Voter fraud is too nominal to make a difference in any given election, goes one popular line of argument. But tell that to voters in parts of Florida, Missouri, New York, and North Carolina in recent years. Districts in these four states saw election outcomes overturned after absentee voter fraud came to light. Now, with millions of Americans homebound because of COVID-19, progressives are amping up their push for national mail-in voting as Michelle Obama throws her support behind related legislation purporting to be a response to the pandemic.
Young climate activists slowed
by pandemic, but not defeated
16 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 4/21/2020 6:24:31 PM Post Reply
Jamie Margolin had not expected to be sitting in her bedroom right now. The high school senior had prom and graduation coming up, but so much more: A multi-state bus campaign with fellow climate activists. A tour for her new book. Attendance at one of the massive marches that had been planned this week for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
Broadway star Nick Cordero has leg
amputation due to virus
22 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 4/21/2020 6:17:20 PM Post Reply
Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero has had his right leg amputated after suffering complications from the coronavirus, his wife says. Amanda Kloots on Instagram wrote late Saturday that Cordero "made it out of surgery alive and is headed to his room to rest and recover."
Perham man accused of fatally
shooting, stabbing roommate
10 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 4/2/2020 3:39:38 PM Post Reply
A Perham man is accused of killing his roommate by stabbing him in the eyes and shooting him repeatedly after a disagreement over a firearm. Court documents show Derek Sweere has been charged with one count of murder in the second degree and one count of possessing ammunition or any firearm - conviction or adjudicated delinquent for crime of violence. (snip) ..stabbed Snyder in the left eye "about two inches" and then also his right eye, the complaint states. Snyder then quit fighting. Sweere went to get his rifle that was loaded and shot Snyder 15 times
Park board considers closing Minneapolis
parks if better social
distancing practices aren't used
9 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 4/2/2020 3:30:42 PM Post Reply
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is considering closing down the city's parks if people don't use better social distancing practices. Officials posted the message online. "Outdoor recreation opportunities are important for people of all ages during this stressful time," said Al Bangoura, Superintendent of the MPRB.
UN chief says COVID-19 is
worst crisis since World War II
20 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/31/2020 7:50:10 PM Post Reply
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II, confronting a pandemic threatening people in every country, one that will bring a recession "that probably has no parallel in the recent past." (snip) "It is essential that developed countries immediately assist those less developed to bolster their health systems and their response capacity to stop transmission."
Ex wildlife chief: Trump rule could kill billions of birds 16 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/31/2020 5:10:51 PM Post Reply
At a former open-pit copper mine filled with billions of gallons of toxic water, sirens and loud pops from propane cannons echo off the granite walls to scare away birds so they don't land. After several thousand migrating snow geese perished in the Berkeley Pit's acidic, metal-laden waters in 2016, its owners deployed a sophisticated arsenal to frighten away flocks, including lasers, drones, fireworks and remote-controlled boats. Montana Resources already had been hazing incoming birds with spotlights and rifle shots into the water — and a spokesman says those existing deterrents likely helped the company avoid a penalty or prosecution under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
Lawsuit accuses ICE, Sherburne
County of jailing and trying to deport
US citizen
9 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/27/2020 2:10:15 PM Post Reply
A Coon Rapids man is accusing a Minnesota county jail and the federal government of unlawfully detaining him for nearly a year, even after an immigration judge ruled he was a United States citizen and should not be deported. The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (ACLU-MN) filed the lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Minnesota on behalf of Ali Abdalla, 34. (snip) They’re also asking the courts to award Abdalla compensatory damages.
Secretary of State Simon: Minnesota
should prepare for 'a different kind of election'
amid COVID-19
18 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/26/2020 1:54:52 PM Post Reply
With the COVID-19 pandemic and a major upcoming election, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said Minnesotans should prepare for "a different kind of election." (snip) "Whatever option we use, we'll do this thoughtfully and carefully," Simon said. "No one should have to choose between their health and their right to vote."
Most renters won't receive
protections under Trump proposal
17 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/20/2020 1:41:02 PM Post Reply
Most Americans who rent their home, many of whom have lost their jobs in the sudden economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak, will not be eligible for eviction protections, despite what President Donald Trump said this week. (SNIP) "That's the problem with (HUD's proposal). It only impacts a very small amount of people. We need big-scale solutions," said Andrea Shapiro of the Metropolitan Council on Housing, a New York-based housing advocacy organization.
Asian-Americans feel targeted with
'Chinese virus' label
35 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/19/2020 8:09:11 PM Post Reply
Recent descriptions of the novel coronavirus have led to complaints of discrimination in the Twin Cities directed at the Asian-American community. The complaints of racial discrimination were influenced in part by President Donald Trump after he started referring to COVID-19 as the “Chinese virus,” according to Bo Thao-Urabe. (snip) ... (Keith Ellison) has received at least four complaints of discrimination, including a local Asian woman who said she received a threatening note.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump,
American exceptionalism and the virus
17 replies
Posted by voxpopuli 3/15/2020 4:51:02 PM Post Reply
Americans normally hear from President Donald Trump when he is on Twitter, riffing from a rally stage or otherwise improvising. This past week was different as he sat in the Oval Office with a script laid out for him to read on a matter grave enough for a prime-time address to the nation. (snip) TRUMP: "We will be suspending all travel from Europe, except the United Kingdom, for the next 30 days." — Oval Office address. THE FACTS: He inaccurately described his own plan.
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Joe Biden: I’d Pick Michelle Obama as
Running Mate ‘in a Heartbeat’
51 replies
Posted by happywarrior 4/21/2020 11:23:58 AM Post Reply
Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democrat presidential nominee, said he would undoubtedly select former first lady Michelle Obama to be his running mate, though he admitted she likely does not want to jump back into politics anytime soon. “I’d take her in a heartbeat,” Biden said in a Monday interview with CBS Pittsburgh when asked if he would add Obama to the ticket. “She’s brilliant. She knows the way around. She is a really fine woman. The Obamas are great friends.”
Michigan Governor Whitmer Asks Why State Protests Didn’t Happen During World War II… 50 replies
Posted by MISteve 4/21/2020 2:56:56 PM Post Reply
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer compared the COVID-19 battle to World War II and asked: “In World War II, there weren’t people lining up at the capitol to protest the fact that they had to drop everything they were doing and build planes or tanks, or to ration food.” Does anyone want to tell Whitmer the difference is during the war effort people were working and getting paid; but under her unilateral decrees people are forbidden from working and no-one is earning a living…. Which is the entire reason for the protests, DUH.
Michigan Governor Whitmer sets up
coronavirus racial disparity task force
49 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 4/21/2020 8:34:55 AM Post Reply
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered on Monday the creation of a task force to investigate why the novel coronavirus has disproportionately affected the state’s African-American community“ The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color throughout our state,” Whitmer, a Democrat, said in her executive order. “For example, while African Americans represent 13.6 percent of our state’s population, they represent a staggering 40 percent of the deaths from COVID-19.” Whitmer’s task force will investigate and study strategies to address the disparity as well as the historical and systematic inequalities pertaining to race that have amplified the death rate in the
Maya Hawke:
My parents’ generation ‘really f–ked us’
42 replies
Posted by Hermoine 4/21/2020 9:34:31 AM Post Reply
Maya Hawke, the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, says her parents’ generation “f - - ked us.” Enlarge ImageMaya Hawke in Nylon Maya Hawke in NylonLuc Coiffait The 21-year-old admits Thurman warned her about the dangers in Hollywood, (snip)“We’re in our 20s, we’re supposed to be having fun, and doing drugs and partying. But instead … We’re going to SoulCycle and trying to outlive our planet. We have a horrible president, and it’s just really irritating. They really f–ked us.”
More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study 39 replies
Posted by Dino Sayer 4/21/2020 3:48:22 PM Post Reply
A malaria drug widely touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus showed no benefit in a large analysis of its use in U.S. veterans hospitals. There were more deaths among those given hydroxychloroquine versus standard care, researchers reported.
John Kerry Questions Trump’s Leadership -
‘There Is No Leader of the Free World’
38 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 4/22/2020 3:59:37 PM Post Reply
Wednesday, former Secretary of State John Kerry called into question President Donald Trump’s leadership during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Instead of leading, Kerry suggested on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that Trump is “playing out an election strategy” and “attacking governors” and members of the media in a way he said he has never seen by a president. “Look, the truth is, and everybody in America, I think, is beginning to come to understand that this president is not leading now, he’s playing out an election strategy,” Kerry stated. “He’s more focused on getting the economy moving before all the experts say you ought to be putting people back together in close quarters again
Bill Clinton stopped CIA from killing
bin Laden before 9/11: Documentary
38 replies
Posted by Pluperfect 4/22/2020 4:58:26 AM Post Reply
Former President Bill Clinton signed an order preventing the CIA from organizing a kill operation against al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to a new documentary. The revelation is discussed by former CIA station chief Bob Grenier in the new Showtime documentary The Longest War, which was released Tuesday. Grenier, who was based in Islamabad, Pakistan, explained that the agency was permitted to engage in “lethal activity” against the terrorist leader but could not perform a strike with the explicit purpose of killing him. “We were being asked to remove this threat to the United States essentially with one hand tied behind our backs,”
South Dakota pork plant with one
of biggest COVID-19 clusters in US
blames immigrant workers and 'living
circumstances of certain cultures'
37 replies
Posted by Ribicon 4/21/2020 12:09:21 PM Post Reply
A meat-processing company which shut down a South Dakota plant after more than 700 employees became infected with COVID-19 said the outbreak was due to the factory’s ‘large immigrant population’. Smithfield Foods blamed the migrant workers' ‘living circumstances’ that are ‘different than they are with your traditional American family.’ The company said the indefinite closure of the pork plant in Sioux Falls disrupted its supply chain, forcing the closure of a facility in Martin City, Missouri. Smithfield also shuttered a plant in Cudahy, Wisconsin, after employees tested positive for the virus. South Dakota's governor said the temporary closure of the plant
Van Jones says states reopening
businesses amid coronavirus is 'a
death sentence for communities of color'
32 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 4/21/2020 9:03:39 PM Post Reply
CNN political commentator Van Jones said Tuesday that the decision by some states to ease stay-at-home restrictions and open businesses is effectively "a death sentence for communities of color," which have been disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus. His comments follow Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's announcement that some businesses in the state would be able to reopen as early as Friday, as other state leaders signaled similar plans. "I think it's incredibly reckless. And, you know, signing these orders is signing a death certificate for many, many, many people who do not need to die and who will," Jones
UN warns of 'biblical' famines of
a quarter of a billion people as
coronavirus threatens to leave
three dozen nations starving
31 replies
Posted by Ribicon 4/22/2020 11:43:27 AM Post Reply
The United Nations warned the coronavirus pandemic could trigger famine as the worldwide freeze on commerce sent shock waves through financial markets. The bleak warning came on Tuesday as deaths from the virus surpassed 174,000 worldwide, with governments anxiously trying to chart a path out of the unprecedented global health and economic emergency. One World Food Programme director warned 'widespread famines of biblical proportions' could force millions in already vulnerable countries into starvation due to the global crisis. The economic impact of the pandemic could lead to a 'humanitarian catastrophe,' with the number of people suffering from acute hunger projected to nearly double
Michael Moore stumbles upon
the truth about so-called
'green' energy
31 replies
Posted by Magnante 4/22/2020 5:45:18 AM Post Reply
Michael Moore is worried about Earth, although he’s not focused on fossil fuel and cow farts. Instead, he’s worried because he just discovered that green energy is a scam. That’s the point in his new documentary, “Planet of the Humans,” which was released Tuesday for free on YouTube. In a long and poorly written introduction on the YouTube page, the people who made the video explain that the green revolution could have worked out if only the whole movement hadn't sold itself out to the rich and powerful, resulting in a sham and a scam.
Chris Cuomo’s coronavirus performance
shows he is an insecure blowhard
29 replies
Posted by Imright 4/22/2020 1:13:18 AM Post Reply
Not since Lazarus has the world heard of such an unbelievable rise.On Monday, CNN posted video of pseudo-newsman Chris Cuomo “finally” emerging from self-quarantine in his Southampton basement — despite Cuomo having been out and about in East Hampton just last week, getting into a fight with a “jackass loser fat-tire biker” who dared to ask why an infected Cuomo was breaking quarantine. Without a face mask.“Who the hell are you?” Cuomo replied. “I can do what I want.”Yes: If we’ve learned anything about Chris Cuomo these past three weeks, it’s that he’s an insecure, self-important, entitled blowhard
Post New Article