116-Year-Old French Nun, World’s Second-Oldest Person, Beats Covid Infection | NBC News NOW

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Sister André, 117 on February 11 and thought to be the second-oldest person alive, survived a coronavirus outbreak that killed 10 people in her care home. “I wasn’t scared because I’m not scared of dying,” she said.
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  1. Avatar Tymal Leco says:

    Wow. That’s strength.

  2. Avatar P.T. says:

    I will never give up,if a 116 year old Sister can survive this plauge…We all can!!

    • Avatar Lena Choi says:

      Yes you can!!!!

    • Avatar Mundanus says:

      It will be fine

    • Avatar AZI THE MLG PRO says:

      You might want to check out early

    • Avatar Tenebris Rex says:

      Plague*

    • Avatar MaTtyBoI says:

      you mean virus not plague

  3. Avatar Mr. James says:

    Inspiring.

  4. Avatar Jason Martinez says:

    The force is strong with this one!

  5. Avatar G Mac says:

    She would remember the 1918 pandemic as she would have been a teenager! Now she’s survived another one.

    • Avatar Mr. viral Koala says:

      @MtGox dude chill she is negative now, if she was positive, reporter wouldn’t go near her.
      Immunity has been developed inside her because of contracting with virus and she doesn’t need a mask anymore.
      In Asia we used to have more cases than Europeans, we stop wearing mask only our 10-20% population weres mask, still all rates are very low and we have big population than you all, it’s all about immunity, stop eating junk food. Take proper diet.

    • Avatar Ben Matlock says:

      @MtGox She already recovered and was tested negative. Also she never had any symptoms.

    • Avatar Voodoo Sugar Walls says:

      Obviously isn’t a pandemic if someone this old can survive it with no symptoms

    • Avatar Ben Matlock says:

      @Voodoo Sugar Walls Is cancer also not dangerous because some centenarians can survive it? No one was claiming this virus has a death rate of 100%

    • Avatar Bob Donald says:

      @MtGox You’re a moron she doesn’t have the fake virus . Convenient how they say she has COVID knowing she can die any second. Fake news, fake virus . If the guy is concerned, then he can get out of her freaking face. You are the disgusting one and you’re obnoxious. You should go quarantine yourself to your mom’s basement without access to social media so people can be protected from your stupidity.

  6. Avatar Iu Ty says:

    Catholic of course is she the poster child for Mass vaccination

  7. Avatar Del3rd WitDaFacts says:

    Fake news…if @NBC News don’t get this 75 y/o PALE MALE IN DRAG tf outta here. #SeniorCitizenDragQueen

  8. Avatar Fit4Life Nick Zagorov says:

    Damm if I Ever look like that please Just Shoot me put me outta my misery!

  9. Avatar HeartDoc Andrew says:

    “116-Year-Old French Nun, World’s Second-Oldest Person, Beats Covid Infection” thereby motivating us, the people of America, to redouble our efforts to rapidly find out at any given moment, including even while On-Line, who among us are unwittingly contagious (i.e. pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic) in order to #ConvinceItForward for them to call their doctor and to self-quarantine per CDC guidelines in hopes of stopping this pandemic instead of having more #MourningInAmerica (per #LincolnProject). Thus, we’re hoping for the best while preparing for the worse-case scenario of the #UKvariant strain(s) mutations and others like the South African, Brazilian, Californian & #Cluster5Mink mutations rendering current vaccines no longer effective.

  10. Avatar Monster says:

    She was 6 years old when titanic went down.

    • Avatar Bublee says:

      @MtGox im also just asking, what do you mean by embarrassed?

    • Avatar MtGox says:

      @Bublee I understand. It’s ok. Not your fault.

    • Avatar Bublee says:

      @MtGox im still confused what this was about?

    • Avatar MtGox says:

      @Bublee Don’t worry about it. We understand. Just try to use grammar more correctly I guess? idk how else to help you people.

    • Avatar Akosi Monkey says:

      @Bublee You have your own point of view trying to apply it in general.

  11. Avatar Lisa B. says:

    God mighty hands is on this lady’s life that’s a fact. 🙏

    • Avatar Bublee says:

      I don’t think you know what a fact is. That’s faith because its what you need to accept because you can’t prove it. Don’t get offended its actually what your priests will tell you as well.

      I could easily say Cuthulu or Vishnu did this and you might get offended despite the fact I would have as much “facts” as you

    • Avatar Duwang Joestar says:

      @Bublee why can’t you just let them believe in God?

  12. Avatar Avante Lvsitania says:

    Words cannot describe the respect.

  13. Avatar Bublee says:

    Let’s be honest she probably doesn’t have a weakened immune system like other old people … something has to be keeping her alive this long and its not god.

  14. Avatar Elizabeth Ayres says:

    Bonne anniversare

  15. Avatar elon sharar says:

    What a G ahaha

  16. Avatar Brie Lassiter says:

    She got that good skin, come on Sister drop that skin care.

  17. Avatar dbassir87 says:

    She must be sippin’ that Holy Water from the fountain of youth or something!

  18. Avatar Jovet Morales says:

    Na to look like that I’ll just past away

  19. Avatar Maria Costa says:

    👏👏👏👏♥️♥️♥️👍👍👍

  20. Avatar randomdoodification says:

    She don’t look a day over 95, what a boss

    • Avatar Ascent says:

      Lol. 🥰 cute.

    • Avatar brotein sheikh says:

      Stop lying she looks 200 or 300

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  22. Avatar i dont have time 2 reply says:

    Communist Party of China must pay for what they have done to the world

  23. Avatar Captain Harris says:

    Wow. Just incredible.

  24. Avatar Jeanine N. George says:

    A Beautiful Soul

    Jeanine N. George

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  25. Avatar James Volz says:

    I did not know they let guys be nuns wow

  26. Avatar Elum Anation says:

    Yay finally good news.

  27. Avatar Hagg Bisquette says:

    Ol Cornpop Joe is an ol kiddie Peep from decades back, this is old news..
    Uncle Joe plays with preschoolers in the park urinal, will you help uncle Joe help children tinkle?

  28. Avatar BETTERWORLD SGT0589 says:

    Fantastic! One thing about someone so old, is that they must have an amazingly.strong system to have lived so long, anyway, so Covud was just another malady to defeat!

  29. Avatar Dino Nanic says:

    One from 116 milions 😁 🌹

  30. Avatar Ali Mohammad says:

    Wow just wow

  31. Avatar Joseph Magnate says:

    She been here since Teddy Roosevelt!
    May God bless her soul🙏🏼🕊

  32. Avatar NY B says:

    I’d like to know her diet. Although I’m sure genetics are the true hero here. How incredible!!!!

    • Avatar Jakeornot says:

      She is a Frenchwoman. What more is there?

    • Avatar Star Child says:

      Yup, it is that red wine. 😂

  33. Avatar Jeffrey Richardson says:

    The Heart of the World

  34. Avatar SayOnly TheTruth says:

    I smell a lie

  35. Avatar WOMANS WORTH says:

    God Bless Her💝

  36. Avatar moramao pellito says:

    The painful traffic pivotally crawl because waterfall canonically gaze across a flagrant coast. peaceful, mute beech

    • Avatar Just Me says:

      Wth are you babbling about? Btw is that supposed to be “beech” as in the tree or “beach” as in sand & ocean? If this is your attempt at prose you’ve got some ways to go. 😒

  37. Avatar OsoPolar says:

    This lady is a badass!

  38. Avatar Jennica O'Connor says:

    She is the cutest thing I’ve seen all day. With the exception of my 4 year old son. But its pretty close. Trés Bien!

    • Avatar Jakeornot says:

      This grand dame is not “cute.” “Cute” is for 4 year olds and puppies.

  39. Avatar Marian Lincoln says:

    She’s amazing…. Happy Birthday.

  40. Avatar robotron17 says:

    *”If someone dies WITH covid-19, we are counting that.”* -Direct quote from Dr. Birx at the Coronavirus Task Force press conference.
    You could literally make a stuffy nose the leading cause of death using this rule.

  41. Avatar ꧁Katerina꧂ says:

    She is truly blessed by God!!

    • Avatar jayvir jadeja says:

      Alas those people who died due to covid doesnt seem to be blessed by god. 🙄

    • Avatar MtGox says:

      @jayvir jadeja God hated all the people who died of covid. He only saves the ones he likes.

    • Avatar Carlos says:

      @MtGox You should think about what your saying, God love all Humans even you but it’s up to you to return or give it back to him…. God know nothing of hate… thats the Devils work….

    • Avatar Xena Bran says:

      @Carlos !!!

    • Avatar Mr. viral Koala says:

      @MtGox why are you negatively commenting about her in every post, a know you have problem with religion or specifically Christianity

  42. Avatar robotron17 says:

    Ironically, not being scared of dying helps you to live longer.

    • Avatar Jakeornot says:

      Certainly not having that added stress helps.

    • Avatar annoyed aussie says:

      Not sure about that, stupidity kills. I know what you mean but you cover a whole category of risk takers who do die. Having a calm demeanor might be a better way to describe it.

    • Avatar MtGox says:

      @annoyed aussie Hopefully she doesn’t decide to go mountain climbing.

    • Avatar Ascent says:

      She’s probably right with her Lord and she’s probably tired. I’m in healthcare. I had a client who really became my dear friend. She passed at 94. She was a nun, a nurse and a professor (she taught nursing). She lived a life of servitude and genuinely found fulfillment in her vocation. Plus, she was tired and ready to go home. She as very much at peace with passing.

  43. Avatar technojunkie123 says:

    God really said “not today sis, not today”

  44. Avatar Carlos says:

    This is what happens when you have faith and GOD in your life. You trust, believe, and you leave everything in his hands, he will seek you through anything… God Bless you Sister. 🙏🏽

    • Avatar Carlos says:

      @Tenebris Rex 🤷🏽‍♂️😲👌🏾…. God Bless you bro….

    • Avatar Carlos says:

      @Tenebris Rex why wouldn’t he interfair if he created it, and secondly if I’m praying 🙏🏽like this Nun is praying for God to interfair in my life you think God won’t if I’m asking him too?

    • Avatar Carlos says:

      @Tenebris Rex like I told Eric we will all find out when its our time to go and I will gladly shake ur hands and say we made it

    • Avatar Carlos says:

      @Tenebris Rex i’ma leave it at that

    • Avatar Carlos says:

      @Tenebris Rex and look up the word Blasphemy again and read what it means, look it up in the BIBLE…..

  45. Avatar HAYAO LEONE says:

    not VEGAN

    • Avatar David Scheindlin says:

      Of course not. Veganism is extremely unhealthy

    • Avatar HAYAO LEONE says:

      @David Scheindlin +

  46. Avatar wasup179 says:

    That’s the power of prayer

    • Avatar Isabelle Leblanc-Cheminant says:

      Amen

  47. Avatar Ali Hasan says:

    This woman is a living History!

  48. Avatar Everything Kaylah says:

    Wow… I’m speechless 😶

  49. Avatar M-Fizzle says:

    She’s on 1HP.

  50. Avatar Slater K says:

    Here We Go Again People Donald The Virus Crybaby Trump Strikes Again With His Catastrophic Leftover damage done to America and the World unfortunately this poor lady had to suffer on unimaginable levels because of Trump’s failure as former president to protect America and it’s People from the worst Health Economic Housing Homeless and World Crisis in Modern History and let more Americans die than Hitler did the whole WW2 and this woman had to be the sacrifice for his herd immunity slaughtereing plan but because of Biden and The American People who defeated this murderous Wallstreet Swamp Tyrant and gave the human race and a woman like her many more shots at life because we now have a real President not a pretend one who cares about the people and there survival finally

  51. Avatar Jay Bantayan says:

    Her lifetime is an era

  52. Avatar Lisa Smith says:

    She told an interviewer she’s not afraid to die. She’s at peace because she’s lives her life! . It shows. What a beautiful face. This is a person I’m interested in rather than the hordes of so called stars of reality tv & social media.

    • Avatar joe jose says:

      That’s true man she done already made her peace but before she leaves she wants to leave words of wisdom take that Kim kardashian, take that Nicki Minaj, take that all these snug nose hair weave wearing b******

  53. Avatar cynthia peake says:

    most of the people dying are vitamin d deficient. My 95 year old grandma had it and didn’t know either until she went to the hospital for unrelated and was tested.

  54. Avatar Ëë Mage says:

    Sister André has moved to number 10 dethroning Maria Capovilla on the list of the oldest registered people. The first place is held by another French lady Jeanne Calment with 122 years and 164 days who was born in 1875.
    I think I’m going to try French wine after all.

  55. Avatar WilliamSelassie says:

    Knowing JAH

  56. Avatar Dru Underwood says:

    Don’t wanna get in a theologian debate about it.

    Angelus & Magdalena smiled when they heard that,
    Bless you sister.

  57. Avatar Lex Beltran says:

    Wear your mask, sister

  58. Avatar Sandra Spain says:

    God’s amazing grace!!!!

  59. Avatar Slater K says:

    Trump’s catastrophic damage and body count to America keeps going like the Energizer Bunny 🐰

  60. Avatar Slater K says:

    Thank God Biden wants to help the people on every level but the stupid republicans want America and it’s People to keep suffering and dieing like Trump did cared more about stock market and Wallstreet Swamp than the human race and it’s survival and it’s fighting chance to somehow get a normal way of life again after the catastrophic damage done last year and it’s after effects we feel now in the present with more Deadlier Covid waves of mutated viruses that keep adding to are American Genocide happening In are Country right now at the fastest rate in history killing 45 people an hour now and no end in sight as we get closer to half of Million Dead in America and almost 30 Million infected around the nation and pushing are hospitals and resources to the breaking point and the new deadliest african strain ready to explode on are Country and vunerable way of life like sitting ducks ready to be picked off one by one in this sad day in age we live in now where nothing is certain anymore

  61. Avatar Jonathan 916 says:

    Incredible to think that this woman lived through both WWI and WWII and Theodore Roosevelt was president when she was born. I bet she has some incredible stories to tell!

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  64. Avatar Vedant Mhatre says:

    Happy Birthday Grandma! 🎊🎉🎂

  65. Avatar MtGox says:

    She also survived ebolahoax in 2015!

  66. Avatar Jim Alan says:

    How did she do it?
    Live to 117?

  67. Avatar kathryn Johnson says:

    France must have some longevity secret. The oldest person who ever lived was from France. She lived to be 126! Catherine Deneuve’s mother is still alive at 109 years old. Hmm maybe I’ll retire there.

    • Avatar Bernard Lancel says:

      No 122, it was Jeanne Calment, she saw Vincent Van Gogh !

    • Avatar C Gleisberg says:

      Why not, after living years in US, I, am back in France and rent a $200/month a 500sq/ft appartment and can be in less than an hour in central Paris by TGV train. A hyperU superstore is in my little town, 4 bank, 2 optical, few doctor, and some shop… etc… I save a lot of money living in suburb of big town. Some area are very expensive…

    • Avatar kathryn Johnson says:

      @Bernard Lancel Thank you 🙏🏼

    • Avatar Bernard Lancel says:

      @kathryn Johnson 👍

    • Avatar Ben Matlock says:

      It’s also worth to mention that the second oldest living women in France is already 116 and only one year younger than Lucile Randon.

  68. Avatar Nataca swacca says:

    Millions of other people have survived also. It’s easy to do so when the virus is a hoax and a sham for world domination.

    Wear your mask and be safe, though.

  69. Avatar John Vallsäter says:

    She should be really taken care of, massage, healthy food, new silk nune clothes. Just to comfort her struggles.

  70. Avatar Ha says:

    She look like https://youtu.be/Ke-6WW-xGic

  71. Avatar Judith Vispi says:

    God Bless Her!

  72. Avatar Patricia Egan says:

    Happy Birthday Sr. Andre!

  73. Avatar karimrakha says:

    enough with the lies and bs ! 117 years old got covid and survived ??? then why are we all locked down then … too much lying you cant know sht anymore

  74. Avatar Benjamin Gal-Or says:

    \\ GOOD NEWS #3 Feb 11 //// COVID % Fatalities in 50 nations studied 80% less THAN IN EU, attributed mainly to SIMPLE DIET * GOOD TRENDS in US & S-AM * 97% COVID-19 Deaths in Israel of those NOT vaccinated * Data below reported by listed below nations to JHU, WHO, etc. re-ordered here, less any change, under 2 scientific methods, reveal key survival dependence of GROUP-A NATIONS by SIMPLE-DIET * NOT IN EU * METHOD (1) * DEATHS/1M POP * Jan 26 v Feb 11 * Blg1,822-1,888 * UK1570-1,727 * Itl1,421-1,528 * Hung1,231-1,366 * SP1,280-1,363 * Fr1,097-1,196 * Sws1,097-1,139 * Prtg1,043-1,431 * METHOD (2) * % Fatalities of diagnosed in GROUP B * Feb 11 * NL1.44 * Fin1.44 * U.S.1.73 * Sws1.80 * Swd2.05 * Sp2.11 * Fr2.39 * Brz2.43 * Cnda2.58 * Grmn2.76 * UK2.88 * AU3.15 * Itl3.46 * Grc3.60 * Irn3.94 * Cn5.17 * Mxc8.65 * US EARLIER * Oct 22 2.75 * MID JAN 1.67 * Feb 11 1.73 * GROUP A * Sngp0.05 * Mngo.09 * Bhtn.12 * FarId.15 * Qatr.16 * Dbai.28 * StBrt.28 * StVnc.45 * Mldv.33 * Tlnd.33 * Bhrn.36 * Mlas.37 * Sysc.41 * Curc.48 * Icln.48 * CyId.49 * SrLn.52 * Kwt.56 * Cyp.67 * Mrtn.69 * Cub.72 * Bora-Bora.74 * Isr.74 * Npl.75 * Uzb.78 * BrtIl.88 * Aruba.91 * Vnz.95 * Twn.96 * We r what we eat, differing by DNA-DIET. [‘in’,10M+REFRS.Google, Supermaneuverability, Wkpd/U-tube].//

  75. Avatar Taylor Krystal says:

    Superb.

  76. Avatar Andrew Simon Jr says:

    117 years not many people live to see that long ever day is a blessing tomorrow is guarantee to no one

  77. Avatar True Lee says:

    Like a “G”

  78. Avatar Keepyourirons Inthefire says:

    👑

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  80. Avatar Rosa Moreno says:

    She has darn good skin for her age. I always get amazed how people age so differently from others. I am 43 and hope to age gracefully as she did. God bless her, she is clearly covered by God.

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  81. Avatar Coco Nut says:

    Wow she never ate McDonald’s, Jack in the Box, Subway, Chinese Food, and other Fast Food.

    • Avatar Zefyris D says:

      I don’t think Jack in the Box exists in France anyway ^^”

  82. Avatar Βλάσης Άμεσος Δράσης says:

    On her 115th birthday in 2019 she said “115 years is enough, I hope the Good Lord takes me this year”. She survived 2019, 2020 and now in 2021 she was tested positive for covid but recovered and celebrated her 117th birthday. I mean two years ago she asked to die but she survived two years and a deadly virus!

    • Avatar Adam Atlas says:

      Not that “deadly” after all. 🙈🙉🙊

  83. Avatar Jesse Matheson says:

    it’s all a fraud wake up

    • Avatar Raj Bohra says:

      tell that to the 2.35 million dead people 🤡🤡

  84. Avatar victoria long says:

    There are 3 people in their 70s, who have had it it in my park, with no complications & live to see another day!

  85. Avatar Note_z360 says:

    So this old welfare fossil living on fairytales gets to live.While thousands of people who actually work and contribute to mankind die? Just another example of why god doesn’t exist 💁‍♂️💁‍♂️

    • Avatar Cloud Singer says:

      Dude, just shut up! you dont know anything about her, she literally spend half of her life by helping other people. If you arent religious atleast be respectful to other.

  86. Avatar Arcanum says:

    Wear an N95 and sealed safety glasses. Save your life.

  87. Avatar Songs of War says:

    lol this proves that covid is just the rebranded common cold
    Thousands of old people die from the flu each year, condolences to them, but shutting down our entire economy to prevent that is not worth it.

  88. Avatar Jones McJones says:

    I wonder if she’ll go down in history as the only person to survive the Spanish Flu and COVID?

    • Avatar Mmmh yes such memes says:

      That depends if she did get it. I don’t think we’d know for sure but it’s believeable

  89. Avatar AZI THE MLG PRO says:

    I doubt I’ll make it pass 30

    • Avatar Faye H says:

      Why do you say that? I am asking out of care

  90. Avatar Karolyn says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY. HIP HIP HOORAY. Glory to God Hallelujah.

  91. Avatar Luo Bin says:

    Is covid so dangerous if this person isn’t going to die from it?

  92. Avatar Dmj 1981 says:

    She was in the 4th grade when the Titanic sank.

  93. Avatar T Bone says:

    Quality of life? 🤔

  94. Avatar Isabelle Leblanc-Cheminant says:

    Gloire à Dieu ✝️❤️

  95. Avatar Elton Martin says:

    What is amazing also is that she was born also on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes,when St Bernadette Soubirous saw the apparitions.
    It is also thanks to the Blessed Virgin Mother who also kept her and watched her.
    God Bless You Sister André!!,from Cape-Town,in South-Africa
    Salve Maria!!

  96. Avatar Julian Rodriguez says:

    So this pretty much is a way of saying covid-19 ain’t as severe as the media dramatizes it to be

    • Avatar Voodoo Sugar Walls says:

      Exactly!but as you can see from the comments most people can’t think critically

  97. Avatar Robert Trevino says:

    Covid has a 99.9% survival rate not surprising. The deaths a inflated to a ridiculous number.

    • Avatar Ben Matlock says:

      Not for every age group. For the age group 80+ the death rate is around 30%

  98. Avatar Cloud Singer says:

    The Catholic Church should recognize her as a Saint!

  99. Avatar Adam Atlas says:

    Covidiot: But… Can we survive without the vax..?
    Sistah André: YES WE CAN !!! 💪

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