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

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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  1. Existentialism Tyrant

    Existentialism Tyrant

    پیش 17 دقیقه

    Fine by me. Less people on the planet. Hopefully kills off more flat earthers gop and conservatives oh and religious people. Don’t forget those

  2. Michael Gibb

    Michael Gibb

    پیش 18 دقیقه

    Maybe the best thing we humans can do is to stop building further and further out into the countryside, and instead live in cities. Also, maybe we should do something about population growth, that way our cities don't continue growing forever.

  3. 1mezion


    پیش 42 دقیقه

    Humans have a memory/stupid problem the only time I think we're going to take it seriously is when an apocalyptic type virus hits us leaving more than 3 billion dead

  4. peelingyellowsiding


    پیش 44 دقیقه

    Poor Wander over Yonder. He's now a virus. Can Disney be any more evil?

  5. HardRockMiner


    پیش 47 دقیقه

    Everybody is Chicken Little. The sky is not falling. Calm down ! These people just want to cause a panic. I don't really understand why, but that is what is happening

  6. Ailuropoda melanoleuca

    Ailuropoda melanoleuca

    پیش 52 دقیقه

    so john your saying we should kill all bats?

  7. MrLoobu


    پیش 54 دقیقه

    I said the same this time last year. Covid is mother nature giving us our just rewards for fucking with the place so badly. 2021 wake up idiots, we live on a corpse and we did the murder.

  8. Low Flying Potato

    Low Flying Potato

    پیش 57 دقیقه

    Farmers will not report sick animals. They are all afraid of getting blame or losing face. The reaction to this pandemic is more like they want to kill most of humanity.

  9. FiNNiK


    پیش 57 دقیقه

    "Draconian Measures won't help" is something to always keep in mind. Abstinence only classes lead to a rise in teenage pregnancies, prohibition basically created the first gangs and caused a massive spike in alcoholism etc. Innovation will lead to better solutions than simply prohibiting anything that could be slightly problematic.

  10. artemisqueen2


    پیش ساعت

    Maybe we should also look at what we are consuming. Bats from the wild should not be consumed as food. Just like in Africa there is education programs to avoid eating bush meat (dead animals)which have been found to be infected by Ebola (why the animal dies). Another example are civet cats which were being consumed and was the link between bats and humans to cause SARS. Haha, was commenting before i got to end of video. Exactly what i mean, we have enough food, wild animals should not be eaten.

  11. Argonaut121


    پیش ساعت

    So much important information, so wonderfully presented in just 20 minutes.

  12. Lo Ki

    Lo Ki

    پیش ساعت

    Based on some of the comments, I think John's Adam Driver challenges have created a new form of poetry.

  13. Ashley Flynn

    Ashley Flynn

    پیش ساعت

    I haven't eaten an animal in four years, and never will again. It's time for us to embrace the future and leave animal agriculture behind, for the safety of ourselves and our planet.

  14. Low Flying Potato

    Low Flying Potato

    پیش ساعت

    Gain of function tests and then releasing it on an unsuspecting public and then lie about it for a year or two will spread it faster and deadlier than visiting any bat cave. Ask China. Frozen food was it? Said the WHO. Or Italy? CIA? Lying is not a joke or funny. Lying only corrupts you. Talk about environment destruction China mass killing reefs building islands. China fishing the worlds oceans empty. China polluting more than the rest of the world combined. The vegetables in China are toxic. It's why you never see Chinese produce. Why you should never eat any Chinese imported anything. But you want to guilt the rest of the world into paying for it in any way you can get them to.

  15. Octavio Ochoa

    Octavio Ochoa

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  16. MrLoobu


    پیش ساعت

    Bring on the black cricket jell bars, clearly no one cares about eatting real food in the future.

  17. MrLoobu


    پیش ساعت

    "Favoring the ones that make us sick" Yea, other humans mostly.

  18. Rafael Rodriguez

    Rafael Rodriguez

    پیش ساعت

    White-footed mice, = Pinky: Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight? Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky - try to take over the world! sad, funny but true

  19. MrLoobu


    پیش ساعت

    Yea but if you get the correct drugs you tend not to work at all.

  20. Vili Finau

    Vili Finau

    پیش ساعت

    Very well researched and very informative. I am certainly sharing...

  21. TheAngryRedGummyBear


    پیش ساعت

    "More lethal than SARS" - No, COVID-19 isn't more lethal than SARS. SARS had a mortality rate estimated at 10% to 15%. COVID has about a 2% case fatality, and that is from John's Hopkins.

  22. Tenly2009


    پیش 2 ساعت

    While that last bit about spreading via zoom is funny as hell... there will be a small percentage of people who actually believe that is possible... 🤦🏻‍♂️

  23. Sarah Kiara

    Sarah Kiara

    پیش 2 ساعت

    maybe people just get sick IDK there's literally a pandemic every 2 years lol

  24. Rix Gabriel

    Rix Gabriel

    پیش 2 ساعت

    do another video about Chitan John

  25. Clark Dice

    Clark Dice

    پیش 2 ساعت

    *Watching Video from Salt Lake City* Hey!! Just because you’re not wrong don’t mean you should say it

  26. Sue M

    Sue M

    پیش 2 ساعت

    The only solution to this and all other problems is Resourced Based Economy.

  27. Ada Meleliott

    Ada Meleliott

    پیش 2 ساعت

    See how politicians around the world went the “world from before” to be back...we don’t want the same as before, we want intelligent change so that it doesn’t happen again

    • Jeff Thomas

      Jeff Thomas

      پیش 2 ساعت

      Ada- Another childish temper tantrum. READ MORE!

  28. Avaiz Hashmi

    Avaiz Hashmi

    پیش 2 ساعت

    Veganism will help...

  29. Wild Vegan Child

    Wild Vegan Child

    پیش 2 ساعت

    Been vegan for over 19 years 😁 I would support a ban on animal agriculture 😁

  30. Benadryl Cabbagepatch

    Benadryl Cabbagepatch

    پیش 3 ساعت

    13:28 Was that like a personal attack or something?

  31. Ketsueki Kumori

    Ketsueki Kumori

    پیش 3 ساعت

    It should be noted that factory farming has encouraged extensive use of antibiotics causing superbugs. Antibiotics don't always wipe out the intended bacteria, but select for hardier strains of that bacteria. Most antibiotics are broad spectrum, so they don't just target the offending bacteria but can wipe out other non-harmful or even helpful microbes in our bodies causing other problems. They also don't target other microbes like viruses, parasites, etc. Those require different medicine that again can select for hardier versions of the offending microbe.

  32. D Legionnaire

    D Legionnaire

    پیش 3 ساعت

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  33. Danny Tourigny

    Danny Tourigny

    پیش 3 ساعت

    8:15 Hey you leave my novelty t-shirts out of this you monster!

  34. PlaceFantasy


    پیش 3 ساعت

    The NEXT one??? This is a spicy take, glad ur keeping it disturbingly fresh!

  35. McJohnson


    پیش 3 ساعت

    1:55 - Oh gee, I wonder what happened in 1980 that led us to be less protected from viral outbreaks...

  36. Zippy Ustar

    Zippy Ustar

    پیش 3 ساعت

    Tourism don’t kiss a bat or get shit on/ or eat fruit that a bat may have taken a bit of/ their saliva is like poison to humans.

  37. Andriy Predmyrskyy

    Andriy Predmyrskyy

    پیش 3 ساعت

    For those who aren't doing the math, these kinds of pandemics are happening about once a century (and more frequently, now) So spending 30 billion a year only costs 3 trillion dollars to save 16 trillion once every hundred years. Yup, hella worth it.

  38. VvswordfishvV V

    VvswordfishvV V

    پیش 3 ساعت

    Yellow journalism and decently put on too at least its better than trevor noah who is just way to fukn obvious

  39. Klounas Krv

    Klounas Krv

    پیش 3 ساعت


  40. Just Looking

    Just Looking

    پیش 3 ساعت

    He said boom...and I thought...roasted

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    پیش 3 ساعت

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    Ava Jara

    پیش 3 ساعت

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  43. Anaru Morgan

    Anaru Morgan

    پیش 3 ساعت

    LOVE you blogs John!!!! we are asking for problems, our life styles, our eating [GM] products, laziness and listening to NON professionals !!!!!!!

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  45. jackiechan511


    پیش 3 ساعت

    Mr. Oliver is right. If this pandemic is over, we will back to business as usual instead of learning the lessons of pandemics. I guarantee that in the next 25 years, there will be another pandemic that will kill in epic proportions.

  46. MasterMind


    پیش 3 ساعت

    Lets all laugh at a humanity that never learns anything, tee hee hee.

  47. Sarah Leber

    Sarah Leber

    پیش 3 ساعت

    So if we cut down on meat consumption...

  48. ImagoMagus


    پیش 4 ساعت

    There's no covid, morons. Stop the propaganda.

  49. Katheryne Mero

    Katheryne Mero

    پیش 4 ساعت

    I'm glad that I watched this video. I was starting to think we were going to actually save ourselves. Nothing like remembering what humanity is actually like. Gee, people- thanks for not letting me down. We'll kill every last one of us yet. There's still time.

  50. Jf H

    Jf H

    پیش 4 ساعت

    Please, dont eat racoons,

  51. Renee Therrien

    Renee Therrien

    پیش 4 ساعت

    I hate that we need to change the entire fabric of society because what's been built is unsustainable but that the only people who have the power to do those changes would rather watch millions die to make a bit of extra cash money really is the cancer of humanity and its fucking disgusting

  52. Ranger A117

    Ranger A117

    پیش 4 ساعت

    Thats why i Play Jurrassic Park roller coaster tycoon, the least problem i have to deal with, its mainly all the maiming lol and eating of the tourists

  53. Nadir S

    Nadir S

    پیش 4 ساعت

    You forgot about the killer German crocodile song: SCHNAPPI!

  54. Simon Wang

    Simon Wang

    پیش 4 ساعت

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  55. The Maggie Dress

    The Maggie Dress

    پیش 4 ساعت

    this is Military....well planned and rolled out...contained the entire world....who had the riht to Shut the World...Internet Driven...WEB spread....

  56. Stewart Carrion

    Stewart Carrion

    پیش 5 ساعت

    Science, facts, truth, research, smart decision making all diluted by politics and greed. Science doesn’t matter cause people are greedy.

  57. Sanaz S

    Sanaz S

    پیش 6 ساعت

    They are changes @ the government level that needs to be done but can we do as individuals to prevent the next pandemic from happening ?

  58. sesshokitten


    پیش 7 ساعت

    My dad died 2/13/21 from covid bc a coworker knowingly came to work with covid. His organs and limbs rapidly deteriorated in less than 2 months. He turned 55 December 22 and was healthy. Covid is frightening

  59. Christian Spremulli

    Christian Spremulli

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  60. Ozarius


    پیش 8 ساعت

    We are all gonna die. Breaking news

  61. Evan Blacksburg

    Evan Blacksburg

    پیش 8 ساعت

    That Johnny Depp line was pretty bullshit. Especially seeing as how he is a victim of DV. Fucked up man.

  62. Naushad Ulhaq

    Naushad Ulhaq

    پیش 8 ساعت

    The virus was Jack McBrayer

  63. Sam Hernandez

    Sam Hernandez

    پیش 9 ساعت

    As one of the few fans you have here in SLC or rather as one of the few fans you have in general... Piss off John P.s J.k I love you, you sexy zoo face man

  64. 1DwtEaUn


    پیش 9 ساعت

    As much as I hate to admit it, anything less that $160 Billion / yr is a benefit in cost for a pandemic for the US. Though I think even if we did spend $64 Billion / yr, we'd still manage a major pandemic every 100 years. I also have to agree Covid-19 as bad as it is, is not Major pandemic ala1918 Flu, Black Death, etc. as far as death rate vs infection rate.

  65. Akuma


    پیش 10 ساعت

    Once again the real issue is Overpopulation...all of these things derives from having too many people and all of their needs. Keep mating like rabbits you sick fucks, you clearly need to produce an offspring with your own DNA, we need that, it's not like there are already plenty of unfortunate kids with no parents.

  66. nate de

    nate de

    پیش 10 ساعت

    I say let the pandemics run rampant. Less people, more room for wildlife, more to go around! Everyone wins except the dead and the dead dont complain!

  67. Aaron Smithey

    Aaron Smithey

    پیش 10 ساعت

    were is the episode about my missing stimulus promised to me by biden in Georgia

  68. trence5


    پیش 10 ساعت

    @5:40 talk about "bat-shit" crazy... (hears boos) Sorry, sorry - I had to do it.

  69. Alex Ernst

    Alex Ernst

    پیش 11 ساعت

    2:45 It's his getaway boat. The next plague could strike at any time...

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  71. Christopher Sanders

    Christopher Sanders

    پیش 11 ساعت

    People need housing.

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  73. Jacob Trost

    Jacob Trost

    پیش 11 ساعت

    Me: "Well this is a depressing topic. No joy to be had here." *Flat Fuck Friday has entered the chat*

  74. Nikhil KUMAR

    Nikhil KUMAR

    پیش 11 ساعت

    Water is vanishing It reminds me of elon musk mars expedition

  75. Te'Devan Kriyavan Kurzweil

    Te'Devan Kriyavan Kurzweil

    پیش 12 ساعت

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  76. Sid Mail

    Sid Mail

    پیش 12 ساعت

    Lets all remember as well that after all said and done 1200 + 600 + lets say at this point 1200 is going to put america in a depression after all said and done. This amount is roughly what you pay in taxes alone over roughly on average 2.5 years. Yet the government is going to act like it took a huge loss and double or even triple down on taxes in the future citing being a savior of Americans when they were in need. Keep in mind these "handouts" were spread out over a full year just to let 2 old con men claimed they helped. Lets not mention that countries of origin knew of the infection and did nothing till it was news worthy. Also even when it was addressed people were so desensitized from being lied to from all sides, nobody and I mean fucking nobody believed it till their aunt Karen died of it. How can you be mad about anything when tons of things are upsetting? My suggestion is live like you will not get another chance. I can promise you that you will not. My name is Sid Mail and I approve this message.

  77. Oussama0.b


    پیش 12 ساعت

    predictive programming at its best

  78. Ahmed Amer

    Ahmed Amer

    پیش 12 ساعت

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  79. HappyPiqeon


    پیش 12 ساعت

    I thought it was a sky puppy but goth mouse works too.

  80. Timothy Rakstang

    Timothy Rakstang

    پیش 12 ساعت

    Really disappointed with this episode, John is pulling punches. Forget the possibility that covid may have actually come from a lab in Wuhan, the next pandemic is likely to come from a lab. Here in the united states alone, bio labs miss handle viruses on a weekly basis causing mini outbreaks that are thankfully contained but there’s a possibility that there will be one that isnt. Human error runs rampant in our high tech bio labs every year. Check the numbers on measles outbreaks and the correlation to bio labs here in the states.

  81. juter4397


    پیش 12 ساعت

    Wow these jokes feel weird now

  82. Spaceman Dan

    Spaceman Dan

    پیش 13 ساعت

    Remember when he was funny, oh wait he never was....

  83. HaploidCell


    پیش 13 ساعت

    tbf the wet wildlife markets are just the tip of the iceberg. Can you imagine what the answer would be/is when Westerners go to South American or African countries all high and mighty to tell them they are "destroying the environment" and that they should stop "encroaching on natural wildlife territories" to prevent climate change and/or zoonose viruses jumping to humans? They'll freaking laugh us out of their country all the way to the airport. They would rightfully point to their current state of affairs and blame the West for it. How many times has the CIA couped and putsched in South America in the interest of resource extraction or simple price setting? Showing up to African countries after the shit we pulled during the colonialisation phase of Western expansion to dictate terms and rules to them after we pillaged their resources is nothing short of impossible. They're all rightfully miffed at the idea that all of a sudden the high and mighty West wants to dictate to them yet again how to do shit after we have kept doing exactly that for centuries in our own selfish interest. Like, when's it time for THEM to extract their own resources on their own terms? It's their jungle after all. How can we - who have largely deforested our own countries (at least in Europe) - show up to them and go "uuuuuh, sorry, but you shouldn't do that". How could they even start to control that, what with the economic state most of these countries are in? Hell, "the West" is still buying conflict minerals from bloody tyrants and dictators in Africa just to make smartphones, thereby supporting death squads, horrendous poverty of the working class, and other heinous practices. And we want to make an ethical argument to these people concerning viruses when most of the population there don't even have access to healthcare?

  84. Not SO Fast There

    Not SO Fast There

    پیش 13 ساعت

    "especially in developing areas" - that's the enthusiastic viral human spirit right there ........ JOHHNY !!!! spot on

  85. yohanes kurniawan

    yohanes kurniawan

    پیش 13 ساعت

    5:30 or eat it

  86. Hyperex


    پیش 13 ساعت

    I work customer retail and there’s still people who refuse to wear a mask or the pit it on but not keep it up.

  87. CallMe Batman

    CallMe Batman

    پیش 13 ساعت

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  88. Sarah S

    Sarah S

    پیش 13 ساعت

    I love that he goes after the meat industry. I hope one day things will change. I've been vegetarian for 17 years because I just can't be part of this system myself. But for people who want to eat meat, it needs to change foe them and the animals.

  89. Carson Trice

    Carson Trice

    پیش 14 ساعت

    Profound video. Always laugh. But the real shit is coming

  90. Angela Barton

    Angela Barton

    پیش 14 ساعت

    LOL right about now this should be obvious LOL God I love you

  91. Trieu Hoang Nam

    Trieu Hoang Nam

    پیش 15 ساعت

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  92. 1337Frederick


    پیش 15 ساعت

    Let's not forget about the mass poverty, poor people living in close quarters, crap health care systems, and complete reliance on the system of logistics within the poorly designed consolidation efforts the morons ( politicians ) have created through "innovation", that increases the spread of disease millions fold each year. There are not even any food trees in the entire state I live in for F@#$'s sake. What makes these total geniuses think that forcing people to interact during a pandemic is a good idea? Why would anyone in their right mind ever think that not having food trees around them was a good idea? Are we not a biological organism? Do we not have certain physiological requirements? Is not one of the requirements, nutritional supplementation? The only explanation for this incompetence is pure greed. These people are so maniacal that they actually make laws that force us to work, in order to pay for food, so that we are forced to profit someone else before we can even eat! It is pure terrorism and slavery. WTF!? Idiots. Can anyone say Greek and Roman sequel number 3 on a global scale?

  93. ching ho

    ching ho

    پیش 15 ساعت

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  94. Annie Qin

    Annie Qin

    پیش 16 ساعت

    The caves that have been developed as tourist destinations have been cleaned up and there are no bats in there. Actually, in contrast, people who go to caves in the wild are more likely to bring back virus

  95. Laura Brown

    Laura Brown

    پیش 16 ساعت

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  96. C-RayBeats


    پیش 17 ساعت

    Population is out of control.. This will lead to our extinction alone..

  97. Alexis Texas

    Alexis Texas

    پیش 17 ساعت

    So, why are we not just minimizing bat populations then? Its more often than not coming from bats and i dont see them having such a huge impact on nature. Surely we need to stop deforestation anyway but we could absolutely be safer with less bats in the world. Their metabolism is just heaven for viruses, they can reproduce and transform at ridiculous speeds in bats.

  98. WittyRoark


    پیش 17 ساعت

    Chicken Little 🐥

  99. BrandonComedicSoup


    پیش 17 ساعت

    Good night

  100. ꧁༒Andy Harris༒꧂

    ꧁༒Andy Harris༒꧂

    پیش 17 ساعت

    So the solution to the problem of nature attacking us is for humanity to harmonise and balance our needs with animals and the environment? Seems pretty obvious when you think about it. Factory farms are the worst though. They only make a profit because they constantly break environmental laws and lobby for the removal of others and get away with it.