The Next Pandemic: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) 

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As COVID-19 continues to spread, John Oliver discusses what could cause the next pandemic, what we can do to avoid it, and why you shouldn’t kiss pigs.
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14. feb.. 2021





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Michael Mackenzie
Michael Mackenzie 2 minutter siden
if I turn into one more video and says it's not available to my country I will stop watching your network altogether my watching is already decreased nearly 75% since this change has happened and I will stop this is God damn ridiculous. the fact that you were pretending to stand up for people and then when Canadians want to watch us note you can't watch right now only Americans can. so you're doing this for money purely and if it's your network pushing you tell them to look at this goddamn post it's God damn ridiculous I will be unsubscribing here soon if I had to deal with this bureaucratic bullshit anymore..
Matchgirl42 10 minutter siden
If you really want to sweat with nervousness through the night while biting your fingernails bloody, there's been news the last few years of researchers finding pathogens in glaciers/ice sheets (that have been melting due to climate change and dumping their contents into the oceans) that are thousands of years old and that human beings no longer have resistance to. Happy sleeping y'all!
Veela Liddell
Veela Liddell Time siden
Can't we just leave animals alone? It's not that hard people, it's infinitely easier than dealing with a new pandemic and viruses.
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Matt-hue Loose
Matt-hue Loose 3 timer siden
I’d let Jack McBrayer infect me.
Kyan Sabapathy
Kyan Sabapathy 4 timer siden
Wait how did HIV go from chimpanzees to humans?
AirFire18 4 timer siden
John, can you please make new videos available to other countries :(
David Hughes
David Hughes 5 timer siden
My selfish statement for the year: I have peace of mind knowing that as a childless guy in my 50's I probably won't be around to experience the earth finally swallow up humanity. Unfortunately, I think that day is fast approaching. And if I am, I will fondly remember my journey since the days of rotary phones, playing outside until dusk, and b&w TVs.... and not feel cheated.
Husen johnsenp
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Me 6 timer siden
this weasel
Rebecca Gibbs
Rebecca Gibbs 6 timer siden
"et tu, kinkaju" give that man a emmy.
freaker126 6 timer siden
new diseases have been prophecized 1k+ years ago. It's just one of the signs before more shits that's going to happen. It's just people been ignoring. Not really surprising is it? Just look at the stupidity that's happening during this current pandemic.
CountSpatula 7 timer siden
We’re doomed.
Rex O'Connell
Rex O'Connell 8 timer siden
SARS 1 was more deadly. They say that is why it was so easy to contain.
arnesto Bell
arnesto Bell 9 timer siden
The china virus was a man made virus that was made in a lab in wuhan china. The democrats used this virus to rig the 2020 election. Joe Biden is a FRUAD
Cassie 9 timer siden
This is what my sixth grade science teacher warned would end the world. Back in the 90's.
Opus Love Productions
Opus Love Productions 10 timer siden
We're doomed.
Catherine Melone
Catherine Melone 10 timer siden
I can't wait for the fact checked apology video for this
garett baltia
garett baltia 11 timer siden
dont forget about aids.
Malik Arab
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Cassie 9 timer siden
The longer we go believing we are separate from nature, the more brutal it will be WHEN nature proves us wrong
John de Plano
John de Plano 12 timer siden
Revolution? They're joining the likes of Genghis Khan. They are marauders about still opposed to the Magna Carta. I'll be recommending crossbow to Pope Honorius III.
Snapdragon 9600
Snapdragon 9600 12 timer siden
If there is a viral/ zombie apocalypse, I would feel safer on a boat.😂because they cant swim.
anthony johnson
anthony johnson 13 timer siden
Prion out break is next.
Saint FluffySnow
Saint FluffySnow 14 timer siden
Dumb, Dumber, and Dumberer III
SjSOdJ 14 timer siden
When I was in public health school, Bush was still prez. The Cdc spoke 2 us & said we aren't prepared for an outbreak... but the steps they *did* outline, weren't even done by Trump’s administration. Basically: in 2005 we were more prepared than in 2020/2019 w/ current GOP in charge
Kevin Pham
Kevin Pham 14 timer siden
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Natália Catelan
Natália Catelan 14 timer siden
Please make an episode about Brazil!!!!!
bobi chung
bobi chung 16 timer siden
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Science: You need to change the way you live your life or else you are all going to die. Humanity: Don't tell me how to live my life! I'd rather die free that succumb to a life under your oppression! Better dead than red! Ya, we're f*cked....
gerri turner
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Li Raven
Li Raven 16 timer siden
We ARE nature..with or without resources to survive..if we aren't respecting 'the wild', then we won't be worthy of anything wild..but humans aren't 'the opposite' to earth..we ARE animals..just need to find a way to live on it simultaneously sustaining ourselves(which includes complete bio chains). Earth will continue with or without us..either way.
Trailobyte 17 timer siden
The grim reality is that we can't stop the next novel virus outbreak from happening, as this video showed. But we can stop the next novel outbreak from becoming a pandemic. But in order to do so, it's going to require co-operation from every country on the planet. Any country that has a novel outbreak with no treatment needs to lockdown immediately, and that includes suspending all international travel. While all other nations need to provide the affected nations with plenty of financial aid or assistance to ensure their economy doesn't collapse. We've seen that nations were able to defeat Covid-19 without a vaccine, just look at New Zealand, Australia and Taiwan. It's a far better solution than going into half baked quarantines for a year or two again while we wait for a vaccine.
Idea Window
Idea Window 18 timer siden
COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease - scivisionpub.com/pdfs/covid19-rna-based-vaccines-and-the-risk-of-prion-disease-1503.pdf
Ethan Sears
Ethan Sears 18 timer siden
The longer we go believing we are separate from nature, the more brutal it will be WHEN nature proves us wrong
MaryAnn 17 timer siden
Spot-on, Ethan. Mother Nature is p!ssed off... and she's very creative. (pun intended)
Alyssa S
Alyssa S 18 timer siden
This is a way more interesting summary of an emerging infectious disease lecture it took me 8 hours to slog through.
thodor anch
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Lozicle C.
Lozicle C. 19 timer siden
Isn’t the US military’s budget several times bigger than what it would cost to prevent the next pandemic? It’s not a matter of cost; it’s a matter of priority.
Robonson Benjamin
Robonson Benjamin 20 timer siden
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Jacob Williams
Jacob Williams 20 timer siden
Neat! But if you want scary as shit emerging diseases stateside, let’s discuss prion transmitted chronic wasting disease plaguing wild herbivores. There’s no cure, we have no drugs to fight prions, we are screwed!
Cathal McFee
Cathal McFee 20 timer siden
The talking virus was a bit much...
John Costanza
John Costanza 20 timer siden
And what is the main reason for deforestation and land-use change? Growing crops to feed animals instead of people. A whole food plant-based diet for humanity, which of course starts with you, would solve many problems including global warming, hunger, and health issues, and let's not forget pandemics. So let's take personal responsibility and change ourselves instead of blaming others.
VP 20 timer siden
I love you LWT. I appreciate your show so much that I pay for it on youtube. Unfortunately I live in Canada. So I was amazed by the fact that I have access more quickly to your content using a VPN in the US where the show is up one week earlier. Could you guys please fix this? Again thank you.
Jeff Xanders
Jeff Xanders 20 timer siden
Humans are over reacting to infections causing them to fall ill. I agree, Salt Lake City is unnecessary 😂 Cost? What cost? Money is an abstract. Just print more. Humans are farm animals who own other farm animals and should be extinct. Our owners are pleased. Yang gang forever.
Andrew R
Andrew R 21 time siden
We were warned this pandemic was coming we didn't listen.
Elliot Silverstone
Elliot Silverstone 21 time siden
We’re doomed. Let’s destroy everything!!
one synthesis
one synthesis 22 timer siden
Your British Education system has messed your mind totally inspire of enough evidence that humans are naturally not meat eaters. Its time for the world to go VEGAN! and everything will fall into place, or there will be no end to pandemics.
L.V.C 23 timer siden
Jeff Bezos could singlehandedly fund pandemic prevention 💁🏻‍♀️ But we all know he won't
Becky Merschbrock
What an absolute waste of space and of my time.
IamNotABot 14 timer siden
What's the reason for you to say that? Are you a conspiracy-believing Karen?
SaHaRaSquad Dag siden
The problem is not that prevention measures cost money...the problem is that politicians and lobbyists MAKE money during a crisis. The billionaires could have funded the $2000 COVID relief check and still be richer than before the pandemic. Fix the incentives, and the money will follow.
Abbie Marshall
Abbie Marshall Dag siden
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Matthew Johnson
Matthew Johnson Dag siden
My money is on Hendra as a future epidemic
nasheka bryan
nasheka bryan Dag siden
The next one will be deadly as infected. If they were busy creating them then we wouldn’t have that problem. Be careful who warns us, they’re the ones doing it.
alissa afonina
alissa afonina Dag siden
vegans have been telling you animal agriculture is killing the planet. Wake up
Joe Gloria
Joe Gloria Dag siden
The stupid 5 second jokes make this show borderline unwatchable
Joanne M
Joanne M Dag siden
Maybe those scientists are the ones starting the pandemics ... to show that they know what they're talking about ...
David Shakespeare
CCP is the current pandemic and will be the next one too! 💣
Wong Jefx
Wong Jefx Dag siden
people are dumbass and politicans are selfish... so very little will change... when SARS hit and China moved to ban exotic animal trade and markets, they relented and the cycle of human stupidity kept on going...
Just a Regular Human
The question is how many years do we have before it goes full on tribes of Europa ?
Scott Irvine
Scott Irvine Dag siden
I'm confident that the voice of the virus cartoon in Topher Grace.
John Lavvas
John Lavvas Dag siden
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Wedding DJ Rob Soundz
Ignorance has never been more bliss. We gotta make a real change if we are to survive as a species.
Yrisneida Pena
Yrisneida Pena Dag siden
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karen doyle
karen doyle Dag siden
yes - that's about as funny as Seth's captain character - sad sad sad.
Steven Evans
Steven Evans Dag siden
So, Either we change everything about how society develops Or we get really comfortable with masks and social distancing.
rosentrantz0 Dag siden
Instead of just collecting viruses and leaking them like Wuhan's facility, we should set up processes to make mRNA vaccines for viruses that haven't crossed species yet.
Karley Ovalle
Karley Ovalle Dag siden
I'll never understand how saving the world would "cost money" like what??? Where does the money go? Why do we lose it? Dont we WANT to save the world? So just fucking do it. Maybe I'm just stupid... but I really don't get that.
Patrick Holland
Patrick Holland Dag siden
Why don’t you come out clearly and state that the best thing an individual can do is to stop eating animal products. This reduces the futures pandemic risk as well as climate change. You just curtly discount it. Why don’t and your show crew set a good example and stop eating animals protein yourselves?
John Kabacinski
John Kabacinski Dag siden
THE EARTH IS ON FUCKING FIRE yep nothing is free but it needs to happen
ziggys shiznit
ziggys shiznit Dag siden
aren't humans animals? so then why can't we be infected by another animal, as animals are infecting other animals?
Ari Heino
Ari Heino Dag siden
I eat meat. However, there's one very obvious partial solution to this escalating crisis. Everybody should eat less meat.
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jules sommes
jules sommes 2 dager siden
Lol. 11K didn’t like this video. Can’t face the facts or just ignorant. Both. Both.
Carlos Ferrari
Carlos Ferrari 2 dager siden
How is any of that news to anyone? Was I the only one who seen the movie Outbreak? Heck even Ghost had a joke about contagion in the second scene of the movie! Not to mention all the actual outbreaks we had in the past 10 years alone! Truth be told humanity needs some culling and that is what the planet is doing… BTW: first Steven Colbert and now John Oliver talking to cartoons? Are we back in the 80s…? Bring back the rad toys and cool cartoon syndications then!
shaundis buddyguy
shaundis buddyguy 2 dager siden
anyone else not seeing this on there subscription feed ? thanks youtube ...
Puff Sassy
Puff Sassy 2 dager siden
Johan Kramer
Johan Kramer 2 dager siden
im just imagining Trump sayin something like "Amazing. 16 TRILLION! Thats so much. Have you ever heard of a President who had Numbers that high? 16 TRILLION, thats really amazing. Great Number!"
Beng Keng Ng
Beng Keng Ng 2 dager siden
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Jacob Carr
Jacob Carr 2 dager siden
"The most effective way would be to close down all wildlife markets, ban factory farming and halt deforestation" are good ideas, let's do that. What's the hold up? "Stopping eating meat altogether and shutting down all state fairs" is going too far. It's definitely the first 3 that will reduce the risk of pandemics 99%.
Seagoatsunday 2 dager siden
JOHN FOUND MEGABATTIE LOL!!!! Been watching in QT for a year!!!
Jaiden Xiong
Jaiden Xiong 2 dager siden
Question for you John: How in the hell the network can pay for your salary without any fan in the studio? And I find it very dull and dubious and very unmotivated for the host without any fan, do you agree?
bandyass 2 dager siden
best joke is “et tu kinkajou” hands down
Balbina Santana
Balbina Santana 2 dager siden
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Memphis Sommers
Memphis Sommers 2 dager siden
Tuberculosis is a global pandemic such as the world has never seen. It has been for decades. Just last year 10 million cases were reported and 1.5 million died from it. ONE AND A HALF MILLION! That’s how many people die from it each year! EACH YEAR! It is the “most contagious disease in the history of mankind.” . It is spread from infected people talking, singing, laughing, sneezing, coughing or spitting. It is the most contagious pandemic in world history and has killed tens of million of people worldwide and is going on stronger than ever. . So, why were/are there no tuberculosis pandemic response demands from the WHO, CDC, governments, doctors, or the UN to wear masks, washing your hands? Where are the food shortages, toilet paper shortages, disinfectant shortages due to the tuberculosis pandemic? Where are the job losses, the shut downs, the layoffs because of tuberculosis pandemic? The quarantines, the social distancing because of tuberculosis? Tuberculosis has ALWAYS made flu-viruses like Covid-19 look like the sniffles. So what’s the big to do about Covid-19? New statistics are proving that even the elderly are not as high a risk as previously touted. . There are no knee-jerk reactions to the tuberculosis pandemic as with Covid -19 because masks and all of the above CANNOT STOP IT! In fact, herd mentality history indicates that those ‘preventative measures’ make it much worse. . Covid-19 is real but the toxicity is immensely exaggerated and the mortality rates are purposefully inflated for the sake of monetary greed within the medical profession and for the benefit of liberal politicians and their power grab. . For once, just once, people need to do their own research. There's an elephant in the room and it's called 'tuberculosis', and it’s exposing the lies about Covid.
Legit Pairv2
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chapachuu 2 dager siden
Lesson: Leave other species alone. Easy peasy, but the majority of humans are stupid just can't seem to do it. Eat plants, stick to dogs and cats for companions, and leave the forests alone. It's not that hard, millions of people do it. Stop whining and making excuses and do it.
Eric Rogers
Eric Rogers 2 dager siden
Because Humans are lazy stupid fucs, the next pandemic will occur of course. BUT, a great way to FIX the world's problems is to FIX the Humans. How? Simple arithmetic!!! This planet can only safely handle 2 billion Humans!! Any more, this Earth Ship will eventually will kill them off, it doesn't care!! The Earth will survive, the Humans with fuc themselves to death!!
Thomas Birke
Thomas Birke 2 dager siden
And also watch out for tulips and tobacco. Sorry, this segment is hysterical.
jjchmiel78 2 dager siden
Another dig at Depp? You following corporate orders are you?
CountryLuver001 2 dager siden
And this is why we shouldn't be allowing any debate or questions in the task of saving our planet. Put the laws in place and NEVER allow people to abolish them. Earth does not care about you, your family, your fame, your money, your wants or dreams. You are nothing in the grand scheme of things and so your opinion on saving the ONLY home we have is not worth much. But of course, those with money don't care and know they won't be alive long enough to face the consequences of their greed.
Aleksandra Bojadjieva
Aleksandra Bojadjieva 2 dager siden
effective spread of fear, congratulations :) and fear contributes to vulnerability to viruses :) excellent! enjoy the next pandemic people :)
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lera nepeina
lera nepeina 2 dager siden
thanks for chernobyl comment
Darlene Cane
Darlene Cane 2 dager siden
Disney did not make a mistake putting Johnny Depp in any movie. He is an abuse victim and not only is there no evidence that he abused anyone, there is actually evidence that she is lying.
spirit469 2 dager siden
Beancounters don't give a shit. We really need to take this country away from beancounters
Kurt Walker
Kurt Walker 2 dager siden
I lived in a terraced house in Vietnam Thu Dau Mot City and bats lived in the wall space between my house and the neighbours. They'd fly in at sundown. We didn't get sick. Also another tourist place I've been to with fruit bats in the trees pooping everywhere is Mataranka hot springs set amid a lush palm forest in a national park in Australia. You swim through there.
IttyBitty Lex
IttyBitty Lex 2 dager siden
Why anyone would want to tour a bat cave is beyond me
Hans Miranda
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