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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  • Matt-hue Loose
    Matt-hue LooseUur geleden

    I’d let Jack McBrayer infect me.

  • Kyan Sabapathy
    Kyan Sabapathy2 uur geleden

    Wait how did HIV go from chimpanzees to humans?

  • AirFire18
    AirFire183 uur geleden

    John, can you please make new videos available to other countries :(

  • David Hughes
    David Hughes3 uur geleden

    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
    Husen johnsenp4 uur geleden

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  • Me
    Me4 uur geleden

    this weasel

  • Rebecca Gibbs
    Rebecca Gibbs4 uur geleden

    "et tu, kinkaju" give that man a emmy.

  • freaker126
    freaker1265 uur geleden

    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
    CountSpatula5 uur geleden

    We’re doomed.

  • Rex O'Connell
    Rex O'Connell6 uur geleden

    SARS 1 was more deadly. They say that is why it was so easy to contain.

  • arnesto Bell
    arnesto Bell7 uur geleden

    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
    Cassie7 uur geleden

    This is what my sixth grade science teacher warned would end the world. Back in the 90's.

  • Opus Love Productions
    Opus Love Productions8 uur geleden

    We're doomed.

  • Catherine Melone
    Catherine Melone9 uur geleden

    I can't wait for the fact checked apology video for this

  • garett baltia
    garett baltia9 uur geleden

    dont forget about aids.

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  • Cassie


    7 uur geleden

    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 Plano11 uur geleden

    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 960011 uur geleden

    If there is a viral/ zombie apocalypse, I would feel safer on a boat.😂because they cant swim.

  • anthony johnson
    anthony johnson12 uur geleden

    Prion out break is next.

  • Saint FluffySnow
    Saint FluffySnow12 uur geleden

    Dumb, Dumber, and Dumberer III

  • SjSOdJ
    SjSOdJ13 uur geleden

    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 Pham13 uur geleden

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  • Natália Catelan
    Natália Catelan13 uur geleden

    Please make an episode about Brazil!!!!!

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    bobi chung14 uur geleden

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  • Абдуллоعبدالله
    Абдуллоعبدالله15 uur geleden

    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....

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    gerri turner15 uur geleden

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  • Li Raven
    Li Raven15 uur geleden

    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
    Trailobyte15 uur geleden

    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 Window16 uur geleden

    COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease -

  • Ethan Sears
    Ethan Sears16 uur geleden

    The longer we go believing we are separate from nature, the more brutal it will be WHEN nature proves us wrong

  • MaryAnn


    15 uur geleden

    Spot-on, Ethan. Mother Nature is p!ssed off... and she's very creative. (pun intended)

  • Alyssa S
    Alyssa S17 uur geleden

    This is a way more interesting summary of an emerging infectious disease lecture it took me 8 hours to slog through.

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  • Lozicle C.
    Lozicle C.18 uur geleden

    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 Benjamin18 uur geleden

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  • Jacob Williams
    Jacob Williams18 uur geleden

    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 McFee18 uur geleden

    The talking virus was a bit much...

  • John Costanza
    John Costanza19 uur geleden

    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
    VP19 uur geleden

    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 Xanders19 uur geleden

    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 R19 uur geleden

    We were warned this pandemic was coming we didn't listen.

  • Elliot Silverstone
    Elliot Silverstone20 uur geleden

    We’re doomed. Let’s destroy everything!!

  • one synthesis
    one synthesis21 uur geleden

    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
    L.V.C22 uur geleden

    Jeff Bezos could singlehandedly fund pandemic prevention 💁🏻‍♀️ But we all know he won't

  • Becky Merschbrock
    Becky Merschbrock23 uur geleden

    What an absolute waste of space and of my time.

  • IamNotABot


    13 uur geleden

    What's the reason for you to say that? Are you a conspiracy-believing Karen?

  • SaHaRaSquad
    SaHaRaSquadDag geleden

    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 MarshallDag geleden

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  • Matthew Johnson
    Matthew JohnsonDag geleden

    My money is on Hendra as a future epidemic

  • nasheka bryan
    nasheka bryanDag geleden

    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 afoninaDag geleden

    vegans have been telling you animal agriculture is killing the planet. Wake up

  • Joe Gloria
    Joe GloriaDag geleden

    The stupid 5 second jokes make this show borderline unwatchable

  • Joanne M
    Joanne MDag geleden

    Maybe those scientists are the ones starting the pandemics ... to show that they know what they're talking about ...

  • David Shakespeare
    David ShakespeareDag geleden

    CCP is the current pandemic and will be the next one too! 💣

  • Wong Jefx
    Wong JefxDag geleden

    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
    Just a Regular HumanDag geleden

    The question is how many years do we have before it goes full on tribes of Europa ?

  • Scott Irvine
    Scott IrvineDag geleden

    I'm confident that the voice of the virus cartoon in Topher Grace.

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    John LavvasDag geleden

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  • Wedding DJ Rob Soundz
    Wedding DJ Rob SoundzDag geleden

    Ignorance has never been more bliss. We gotta make a real change if we are to survive as a species.

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  • karen doyle
    karen doyleDag geleden

    yes - that's about as funny as Seth's captain character - sad sad sad.

  • Steven Evans
    Steven EvansDag geleden

    So, Either we change everything about how society develops Or we get really comfortable with masks and social distancing.

  • rosentrantz0
    rosentrantz0Dag geleden

    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 OvalleDag geleden

    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 HollandDag geleden

    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 KabacinskiDag geleden

    THE EARTH IS ON FUCKING FIRE yep nothing is free but it needs to happen

  • ziggys shiznit
    ziggys shiznitDag geleden

    aren't humans animals? so then why can't we be infected by another animal, as animals are infecting other animals?

  • Ari Heino
    Ari HeinoDag geleden

    I eat meat. However, there's one very obvious partial solution to this escalating crisis. Everybody should eat less meat.

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    kyle gray2 dagen geleden

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  • jules sommes
    jules sommes2 dagen geleden

    Lol. 11K didn’t like this video. Can’t face the facts or just ignorant. Both. Both.

  • Carlos Ferrari
    Carlos Ferrari2 dagen geleden

    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 buddyguy2 dagen geleden

    anyone else not seeing this on there subscription feed ? thanks youtube ...

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    Puff Sassy2 dagen geleden


  • Johan Kramer
    Johan Kramer2 dagen geleden

    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!"

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  • Jacob Carr
    Jacob Carr2 dagen geleden

    "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
    Seagoatsunday2 dagen geleden

    JOHN FOUND MEGABATTIE LOL!!!! Been watching in QT for a year!!!

  • Jaiden Xiong
    Jaiden Xiong2 dagen geleden

    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
    bandyass2 dagen geleden

    best joke is “et tu kinkajou” hands down

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    Balbina Santana2 dagen geleden

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  • Memphis Sommers
    Memphis Sommers2 dagen geleden

    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.

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    Legit Pairv22 dagen geleden

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  • chapachuu
    chapachuu2 dagen geleden

    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 Rogers2 dagen geleden

    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 Birke2 dagen geleden

    And also watch out for tulips and tobacco. Sorry, this segment is hysterical.

  • jjchmiel78
    jjchmiel782 dagen geleden

    Another dig at Depp? You following corporate orders are you?

  • CountryLuver001
    CountryLuver0012 dagen geleden

    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 Bojadjieva2 dagen geleden

    effective spread of fear, congratulations :) and fear contributes to vulnerability to viruses :) excellent! enjoy the next pandemic people :)

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    Tommy Srs2 dagen geleden

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  • lera nepeina
    lera nepeina2 dagen geleden

    thanks for chernobyl comment

  • Darlene Cane
    Darlene Cane2 dagen geleden

    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
    spirit4692 dagen geleden

    Beancounters don't give a shit. We really need to take this country away from beancounters

  • Kurt Walker
    Kurt Walker2 dagen geleden

    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 Lex2 dagen geleden

    Why anyone would want to tour a bat cave is beyond me

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    Hans Miranda2 dagen geleden

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  • Stephen Walton
    Stephen Walton2 dagen geleden

    If only John knew Tom Nook isn't actually a raccoon but a Japanese mythical creature called a tanuki.

  • Pierre Daher
    Pierre Daher2 dagen geleden

    Amazing video!

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    Morgan H2 dagen geleden


  • Nm Hunter
    Nm Hunter2 dagen geleden

    Eating animals causes pandemics.