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

14. feb.. 2021
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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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  • Was waiting for them to show that 2019 interview with Peter Daszak saying he was working with corona virus from bats in Wuhan and then show him as the lead UN Wuhan investigator dismissing his lifes work with bat viruses in favour of contaminated seafood. For reference, google or youtube search; TWiV 615: Peter Daszak of Ecohealth Alliance

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  • Somewhat doubtful if the "next pandemic" would be a major issue, well, compared to the rise of Alcohol-resistant bacteria, (for more info on that search on 'Enterococcus faecium', safe-search on or off, the result is SFW/name of a bacterial strain), anyway, the other problem is the overuse of Antibiotics.

    John.SJohn.SDag siden
  • It's a shame to see so many comments along the lines of, 'Well, we all know nothing is going to be done about this.' That's a really poor, and dangerous, attitude. It assumes that our only hope rests with current world leaders. If we shrug our shoulders and think 'what a shame we can't rely on our leaders to change the world', we may as well start picking the lining for our coffins now. The first thing I decided to do after watching this was see if there's a One Health initiative happening in Australia. Haven't found anything local yet, but here's the CDC's info page: Imagine if everyone who viewed this episode spent 5-10mins on One Health research, to see if there might be something you can do to help on a grassroots level. That could be kinda awesome & worthwhile. 🙂 🙏

    CarleeCarlee2 dager siden
  • The next pandemic comes with the next flue season you have Vaccines that cant stop you from getting it or from spreading it all they do is to mitigate the effects on you ,its the gift that keeps on giving they started off with one jab and people were dying so then they went with half a dose ,then are the different types ,then we find oh it it only lasts for 6 months so you will need 2 doses a yr ,is this why AZ just hiked their price by 60% ? . If you loose a loved one or family member you cant even sue the pharmas . 1918 war did not kill enough so the Americans wheeled out the Spanish flue and did the job It killed bilions ,back then they had milions out of work the crime rate was very high one look at the old news reels will show there wear just to many people on the planet chasing to few resources ,and that was appx 100 yrs ago since then we technology and on top of that we AI and the Paris accord and that one is going to put millions out of work . The globaolists are taking over everything !

    Peter HicksPeter Hicks2 dager siden
  • The most scary virus is actually initially benign and highly transmissible, tough to kill, can keep people stay sick for long time and eventually kills them after long time being infected.

    Student A FakeStudent A Fake2 dager siden
  • This should also be in spanish

    southerncoldwindsoutherncoldwind2 dager siden
  • humans need to go extinct....they the disease of the planet. this include me too....

    Anand HuntAnand Hunt3 dager siden
  • Zombie apocalypse next

    VideoviewerVideoviewer3 dager siden
  • That crocodile made me so sad! Raising crocodilians in captivity often leads to bone deformities and deficiencies. You can see in that crocodile's face that it's sick

    astronaut01astronaut013 dager siden
  • The amount of respect I have lost for your work after finding out you’re associated with the next for autism event is astronomical. If you can’t do the one google search it takes to listen to autistic voices on this matter, then I dont trust you to properly research your stories. Nothing about us, without us!

    T LindsayT Lindsay3 dager siden
  • Please notice how out of the mentioned actions we can take against a future pandemic, the only one you are in control of is "stop eating meat". And act accordingly.

    Kadir M.Kadir M.5 dager siden
  • The people you need to convince, John, aren't the ones watching here, but the plutocrats who 1) have the means and influence to make necessary changes, and 2) have convinced themselves they can escape the consequences of avoiding anything that will demand from them even a small portion of their wealth.

    Peter HooperPeter Hooper5 dager siden
  • All I herd was vegetarians got it right

    Maigus224Maigus2245 dager siden
  • Comedian giving health advice. Yeah, seems legit lol

    DejanDejan6 dager siden
  • Flat F**k Friday!!

    WitchElbiWitchElbi6 dager siden
  • It's no longer a comedy show. It's pure propaganda.

    shakur 4illashakur 4illa7 dager siden
  • Your shows are getting more pathetic. Thank you for the increased Asian hate this is going to generate, John Oliver.

    Ben LiuBen Liu7 dager siden
  • Jesus Christ it's not that hard to stop eating animal products lol

    Misha PurserMisha Purser7 dager siden
  • Okay but can I get the link to all these clips seen in the video...🥴

    Madison HinesMadison Hines7 dager siden
  • I just hope you're not getting short side of and start planning for the next one

    Hayden KingHayden King7 dager siden
  • Zombie apocalypse they confirmed it and most TV shows and movies play zombies related stuff heavily you should take it as a hint.

    MHMMHM8 dager siden
  • 16:59 PODD

    palakonspalakons9 dager siden
  • just wear 5 masks

    SparrowhawkSparrowhawk9 dager siden
  • John, you'd better get that mystery virus under control. If he kills Tom Hanks, people will come for you. Not even the Pillsbury doughboy's ass crack will be safe.

    JLFJLF9 dager siden
  • Covid allowed us all (well, many) to simmer down and pay attention to whatever suited our fancies. For many, it opened doors they never saw through before. It caused unity in unexpected ways. It encouraged us to work voluntarily, sharing our strengths with others. Social media helps us communicate. We begin to resonate, sharing goals. We entertain solutions, never before offered. And ultimately, we carry civilization forward, kicking and screaming, into the 21st century. (A bunch of people didn’t get the memo. Evolve, anyway.)

    Ursula KavaliauskasUrsula Kavaliauskas9 dager siden
  • When they start naming plagues after people like hurricanes. "Oliver's plague" will be first

    Jarthen GreenmeadowJarthen Greenmeadow9 dager siden
  • 11:47 "et tu kinkajou" Beautiful

    Jarthen GreenmeadowJarthen Greenmeadow9 dager siden
  • Humans are the virus of the planet. The planet is trying to stabilize and get rid of the virus.

    Jared KnutsonJared Knutson9 dager siden
  • 13:27 My man went there. He went to that game. LOL. One of my island neighbors is in that group. Goose was my first neighbor. Jokes aside, very informative video as always. Great stuff.

    Ezenwa AnyanwuEzenwa Anyanwu9 dager siden
  • “Start to get complacent” as we come out of this pandemic? I think what will happen is 1) politicians don’t want to spend money for prevention because it isn’t sexy and would anger anyone who gets less of the budget as a result; 2) the pharma and hospital industries don’t want that because they can make So Much Money in health crises and 3) increasing pandemics can help the insurance industry access our “private” health records and thus protect future profits by discriminating against the most unhealthy.

    Bobo LynxBobo Lynx9 dager siden
  • "The next scamdemic "

    WolfWolf10 dager siden
  • Don't worry everyone! Now that there's a vaccine, everyone that takes it will be 100% immune and will no longer need to social distance or wear a mask! And if for some reason you happen to have an adverse reaction to the vaccine, then the manufacturer will take full responsibility and help you with any medical costs!!! Thank god for big pharma!!!

    antiqueroadshow Hollaantiqueroadshow Holla10 dager siden
  • I get he's in a routine and theres likely a particular level of depth they get into to research these things in enough time to get the material ready. Too much reliance on propaganda, for example the "wet market' outside of the lab is actually a Fish market with no bats this is not that hard to find out, you just have to dig a bit. Otherwise much of the data is not entirely inaccurate its simply a narrow portion of experts opinions there interviewing, which tends to limelight an issue, leaving in darkness the rest of the story. This is common enough with non medical practitioners however well meaning. Dig deeper padiwan dig deeper

    Alex MacleanAlex Maclean10 dager siden
  • weird how the corona virus escapes from an area known to study corona virus...

    G. ReppG. Repp10 dager siden
  • "originated from animals" is still not completely understood and is only "likely"

    G. ReppG. Repp10 dager siden
  • I think the pandemic has taught people a big lesson, having one stream of income is not really a good idea cause your job doesn't secure your financial needs. The pandemic has really set out business minded people from the rest that is why I'm so lucky to be among the investors trading with Mrs regina richard as his student it's been success and happiness since the beginning of my trades.

    Jane JohnJane John10 dager siden
    • @Mark Richard It's not a joke, I have been in contact with the appropriate authorities

      Bub DubBub Dub9 dager siden
    • @Bub Dub so funny, @ jane john thanks so much for the details of your broker mrs regina richard,.. there is progress.

      Mark RichardMark Richard10 dager siden
    • Mrs. Regina Richard killed my cat with a pocket knife and told my mother I was trans when I'm not even trans, I will never follow her advice as long as I live

      Bub DubBub Dub10 dager siden
    • @Jane John yeah you are right.

      James JosephJames Joseph10 dager siden
    • her user name is @lnvestwithregina

      Jane JohnJane John10 dager siden
  • You know what isn't a form of draconian measures that people can do collectively to help stop the spread of future pandemics? Willfully boycotting animal products.

    Weston RobertsWeston Roberts10 dager siden
  • I wonder what legislation the USA and other well-to-do countries have to battle such biological threats. In Czechia, when bird flu occurs (usually late winter, early spring), the government collects the dead wild birds, does tests and any breeding companies (eg. they raise chickens in large industrial-agricultural spaces) have to cooperate - the company has to report sudden deaths of birds, the entire collective of their birds is safely hygenically destroyed and the company gets financially reimbursed for their financial loss.

    Cal EuXXCal EuXX11 dager siden
  • In other words pandemic are our comeuppance and exactly what we deserve. Hopefully the next one will be much much worse so we wont have another for awhile

    Ben HendersonBen Henderson11 dager siden
  • Finally someone who has the guts to talk about real problems. Cheers!

    Irinej PapugaIrinej Papuga11 dager siden
  • Gorgeous!

    Angie MarieAngie Marie12 dager siden
  • CGP Grey made that video explaining how plagues happened in Medieval Europe - turns out it's still exactly the same today. Building bigger cities, bringing animals into them and killing and trading them in unhygienic conditions.

    T NicholasT Nicholas12 dager siden
  • Hey as far as humans go us only fucking up 75% of something is a significant improvement>

    BeaterWRXBeaterWRX12 dager siden
  • Great video, but tom nook isnt a racoon

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    April GreenApril Green12 dager siden
  • Boats are a great place if you worry about a pandemic. unplaned contacts..;)

    Sara A.Sara A.13 dager siden
  • That virus sounded a lot like Mister Nutterbutter.

    Memnor SMMemnor SM13 dager siden
  • Overpopulation is the issue to 99% of problems.

    Neil NicholsonNeil Nicholson13 dager siden
  • 12:00 WRONG! Animal diseases do not infect humans. Ask any doctor in medicine.

    Agustin Marius TataranAgustin Marius Tataran13 dager siden
    • Ever heard of rabies?

      Tom ChawnerTom Chawner12 dager siden
  • 10:00 Well that image sure as hell caught me off guard.

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  • LOL

    Agustin Marius TataranAgustin Marius Tataran13 dager siden
  • Wait, can someone explain the joke at 10:01? I feel that it is towards something but I didn't quite get it. Many thanks!

    R WangR Wang14 dager siden
  • Not one mention of govt sponsored single payer health care? Pretty sure that would help.

    James ClayJames Clay14 dager siden
  • “An estimated 1.7 million currently undiscovered viruses...exist in mammal and avian hosts” seems a rather specific value for something that is yet to be discovered...

    kevinsuekevinsue14 dager siden
    • 'estimated' pretty much means the opposite of 'specific'

      Tom ChawnerTom Chawner12 dager siden
  • I really don't want the restrictions right now to continue... I want to go back to business as usual, I miss going to Amusement Parks and having attractions open

    CoastakuCoastaku14 dager siden
  • This is why native Americans were devastated by old world diseases. They didn't have animal husbandry and never developed resistance to animal-borne disease.

    Irv HhIrv Hh14 dager siden
  • Covid is a lie; made up by big pharmas to make billions off of tax-payers. This is why theyre forcing us to get vaccinated

    Paladin DonniePaladin Donnie14 dager siden
    • Yeah my sister died of covid as a joke, good call brother

      Bub DubBub Dub10 dager siden
  • I miss the fake audience laughter and claps without that John Oliver isn't that funny anymore

    Adithya VenkaeshAdithya Venkaesh14 dager siden
  • Does it seem odd that in all the years of operation of the bat toilet there are so few pandemics. Statistical aberration or bs?

    Lestin JacksonLestin Jackson14 dager siden
  • Canada is building our own Vaccine production and research center since our allies weren't exactly willing to share until they were done...which ya, I get it, but damn I don't like that Canada was not prepared for this kind of thing.

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  • I was once a herpes patient, but now I have finally got rid of it with the help of Dr.owobu he is a great traditional doctor you can also get your self cured with this same remedy stay safe.dr.owobu on HIV& herpes.dr.owobu on you..

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  • What a cringy little liberal elitist this guy has become

    Blueshifted ••Blueshifted ••14 dager siden
  • Everybody can predict this: there will always be pandemics. This is not rocket science. People and animals live closer and closer always.

    Yaz BYaz B15 dager siden
  • FYI: Spanish flu most likely started in America and was spread to Europe by US troops (researchers even believe they have traced patient zero, a army chief who caught it on a duck farm, and who's movements correspond to the first outbreaks). It only got it's name because Spain was the only Western county affected by the early outbreaks that didn't censor it's media due to World War One. In America and other affected countries News of the new disease was suppressed so as to not damage moral. Basically Spain was the first place with a unrestricted press that had cases, but it really should be called American soldier flu.

    casbottcasbott15 dager siden
  • Well this destroyed what sliver of optimism i had for 2021! 🤣🥲😐

    Tom LanganTom Langan15 dager siden
    • I was once a herpes patient, but now I have finally got rid of it with the help of Dr.owobu he is a great traditional doctor you can also get your self cured with this same remedy stay safe.dr.owobu on HIV& herpes.dr.owobu on you..

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  • I mean, on my island I do indeed have a koala and hamster but I've also got a goat, two monkeys, an eagle, an ostrich, a ram, a mouse, and a stuffed bear so I think I'm good.

    His BubblinessHis Bubbliness15 dager siden
  • Humans do really need to reduce their meat intake, land animals and sea-life. Factory farms are a huge virus risk, and extremely cruel. Unfortunately most humans choose to learn the slow and difficult way.

    Kate PKate P15 dager siden
  • yeah. Salt Lake City. Worthless shit is right.

    Mel DMel D15 dager siden
  • isn't being mad at the crocodile guy while you live in a playground for people that used to be a playground for various species and is unavailable to anyone but humans and their pets the pinnacle of hypocrisy? I'm just right up against the brink of having no fucking idea what you're talking about. Yes debt, yes New York City, no animal pets, no tourism to animal places, hatred for folks that live out in the sticks. I mean if you could pick something you actually believe in and weren't just talking shit on what the heck would it be? You used to mean a lot to me now I just honestly have no idea what means anything to you. Sorry spoke too soon your investors must be big tech. Hey let's spend a shit ton of money on tech to track what industrial farming fucked up rather than roll back to what was right in the first place and let's just keep using this bullshit pandemic to scare people into big tech solutions. You're an honest fuck.

    Ben TownsendBen Townsend15 dager siden
  • your viewership must be waning right? is it just me?

    Ben TownsendBen Townsend15 dager siden
  • Dude what are you doing to do when making kids say fuck isn't fun anymore? Fun to push social norms but do you really have ideas of your own other than current peoples' ideas are bad?

    Ben TownsendBen Townsend15 dager siden
  • Funny how he sounds like he is on the right .......

    Gabriel TrahanGabriel Trahan15 dager siden
  • I don't know about getting complacency. After this pandemic I might just keep wearing masks and cleaning my hands when moving from one store to another and social distancing. Didn't catch anything last year and I like it that way.

    ArgumemnonArgumemnon15 dager siden
  • Flying Foxes aren't bats.

    Christian HohensteinChristian Hohenstein15 dager siden
  • "An estimated 1.7 million currently undiscovered viruses..." - really? Who wrote that.

    shmeetshmeet15 dager siden
  • I love you but your show gives me panic attacks

    MistressDistressMistressDistress16 dager siden
  • Save the planet and ourselves. Go vegan!

    Communist PropagandistCommunist Propagandist16 dager siden
  • Propaganda

    Ga GdGa Gd16 dager siden
  • "Looks like I'm sitting in the pillsbury doughboys ass crack".... you lucky son of a bitch....

    Conner GibsonConner Gibson16 dager siden
  • The worst thing we can do is remember our feelings cause peoples feelings is what led to all the irrational government overreach we've had to endure an will continue to. It wont bw long until you cant work or go shopping without proof of vaccination.

    The Eva DiariesThe Eva Diaries16 dager siden
  • The guy at 1:10 freaking nailed it, scary! Then the in-depth explanation at 5:20 is terrifying.

    Phillip GreenPhillip Green16 dager siden
  • I'd really like to see you revisit this after some research into Robert Redfield's recent comments that SARSCoV2 is not a naturally occurring virus.

    J'Andre WardJ'Andre Ward16 dager siden
  • Having kids go to schools without masks during a pandemic especially ones that are over ten could potentially be the same to the virus as factory farming. This might lead ti younger people being the new targets for covid 19 type illnesses. 🙏hope this isn't very likely.

    steampunkmansteampunkman16 dager siden
  • And maybe we shouldn't be working in labs to enhance these viruses and program the to be bio weapons which can take weeks to show symptoms in humans and therefore spread globally before detected and mutate and become more and more successful. Humans sigh.

    steampunkmansteampunkman16 dager siden
  • There are so many experts and warnings out there, and nations such as the U.S are only an ass-hair length away from complete societal collapse because our government cares more about money than it does it's people. I wish the world could come together and make changes, but we all know that's not gonna happen. Stay safe, folks. Reach out to family and friends every so often. God knows I should do the same. Take nothing for granted!

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  • How can you say cramming different animals together could cause an pandemic? Noas Ark managed perfectly with all animals on the planet crammed together within a boat and saved us all. Prais the lord.

    Elvar AspelundElvar Aspelund16 dager siden
    • i hope this is satire

      Mr. FishLord77Mr. FishLord7711 dager siden
  • The image at 10:00 is cursed

    CommandoFPVCommandoFPV17 dager siden
  • There absolutely nothing you can do about 'next pandemic before it shows up. Humanity is here to coexist with all the nasty bits of nature and yes, something will always kill grandma-it is called a cycle of life.

    TheSleep LesTheSleep Les17 dager siden
  • I completely called it. Last year. No one listened. I wonder what happens if there's a global tech/manufactory/industry shut down for a month? Everyone are back to their most basic, all phones and comps all shut down for a month. I knew it back when the news are counting the numbers everyday, and I kept noticing, places with the most industries, the most pollution, most developed urbanly, so it made sense the cause isn't with bats or snakes, but with pollution. It's an air-borne virus that started in one of the most polluted most manufactories and heavily populated in the world, and they are not letting anyone in to investigate the source of COVID-19. And btw, this is coming from someone who was already concerned about Asians in American society in the future about a year ago. No one listened. Everyone thought it's not gonna be a big thing. Now we have stopasianhate movement. I was watching something about japanese forced labour camps in America during WW2 last year, and I thought something like this, especially the news talking about troubles in China a year ago, will happen. China is already sending troops circling around Taiwan, what's gonna happen next, I wonder?

    Vivien LeeVivien Lee17 dager siden
  • They are on boats to keep away from being infacted with whatever comes next - and I am thankful for their sacrfice to live on them until the day they will safe humanity.

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