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Will Smith Calls a Family Emergency Meeting Due to Coronavirus - Watch! (Video)

Will Smith Calls a Family Emergency Meeting Due to Coronavirus - Watch! (Video)

Will Smith and his family are having an emergency episode of Red Table Talk to discuss the coronavirus pandemic.

The 51-year-old movie star joined wife Jade Pinkett Smith, daughter Willow Smith, Jada‘s mom Adrienne Banfield Norris, and his son Trey Smith to discuss the ongoing crisis. (Jaden Smith was not present – he was social distancing out of concern for his grandmother.)

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“Imagine that our local hospital can handle 40 respiratory patients at one time. And under normal circumstances, 40 respiratory patients, for that hospital, is a lot. You know, they’ll be at 12 or 15, so they can handle it,” he said.

“The way the virus is moving and the reason why we need to practice social distancing and the idea of flattening the curve is if 50 people show up at that hospital at one time, to get 40 beds, right, now you have 10 people in critical condition that aren’t going to get help. And your mortality rate shoots through the roof. That’s the idea of overwhelming the system,” he went on to say.

“So flattening the curve means not getting to 80 people at one time, we practice social distancing, the virus is going to move through humanity. But as it moves through, we want it to move through at 30 people at a time for our local hospital, not 60 people at a time for our local hospital, because then we have a real problem,” he explained.

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