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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  • Dejan
    DejanVor 2 Stunden

    Comedian giving health advice. Yeah, seems legit lol

  • WitchElbi
    WitchElbiVor 6 Stunden

    Flat F**k Friday!!

  • shakur 4illa
    shakur 4illaVor 10 Stunden

    It's no longer a comedy show. It's pure propaganda.

  • Ben Liu
    Ben LiuVor 14 Stunden

    Your shows are getting more pathetic. Thank you for the increased Asian hate this is going to generate, John Oliver.

  • Misha Purser
    Misha PurserVor 19 Stunden

    Jesus Christ it's not that hard to stop eating animal products lol

  • Madison Hines
    Madison HinesVor 19 Stunden

    Okay but can I get the link to all these clips seen in the video...🥴

  • Hayden King
    Hayden KingVor Tag

    I just hope you're not getting short side of and start planning for the next one

  • MHM
    MHMVor Tag

    Zombie apocalypse they confirmed it and most TV shows and movies play zombies related stuff heavily you should take it as a hint.

  • palakons
    palakonsVor 2 Tage

    16:59 PODD

  • Sparrowhawk
    SparrowhawkVor 2 Tage

    just wear 5 masks

  • JLF
    JLFVor 2 Tage

    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.

  • Ursula Kavaliauskas
    Ursula KavaliauskasVor 2 Tage

    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.)

  • Jarthen Greenmeadow
    Jarthen GreenmeadowVor 2 Tage

    When they start naming plagues after people like hurricanes. "Oliver's plague" will be first

  • Jarthen Greenmeadow
    Jarthen GreenmeadowVor 2 Tage

    11:47 "et tu kinkajou" Beautiful

  • Jared Knutson
    Jared KnutsonVor 3 Tage

    Humans are the virus of the planet. The planet is trying to stabilize and get rid of the virus.

  • Ezenwa Anyanwu
    Ezenwa AnyanwuVor 3 Tage

    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.

  • Bobo Lynx
    Bobo LynxVor 3 Tage

    “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.

  • Wolf
    WolfVor 3 Tage

    "The next scamdemic "

  • antiqueroadshow Holla
    antiqueroadshow HollaVor 3 Tage

    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!!!

  • Alex Maclean
    Alex MacleanVor 3 Tage

    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

  • G. Repp
    G. ReppVor 4 Tage

    weird how the corona virus escapes from an area known to study corona virus...

  • G. Repp
    G. ReppVor 4 Tage

    "originated from animals" is still not completely understood and is only "likely"

  • Jane John
    Jane JohnVor 4 Tage

    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.

  • Bub Dub

    Bub Dub

    Vor 3 Tage

    @Mark Richard It's not a joke, I have been in contact with the appropriate authorities

  • Mark Richard

    Mark Richard

    Vor 3 Tage

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

  • Bub Dub

    Bub Dub

    Vor 3 Tage

    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

  • James Joseph

    James Joseph

    Vor 4 Tage

    @Jane John yeah you are right.

  • Jane John

    Jane John

    Vor 4 Tage

    her user name is @lnvestwithregina

  • Weston Roberts
    Weston RobertsVor 4 Tage

    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.

  • Cal EuXX
    Cal EuXXVor 4 Tage

    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.

  • Ben Henderson
    Ben HendersonVor 4 Tage

    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

  • Irinej Papuga
    Irinej PapugaVor 4 Tage

    Finally someone who has the guts to talk about real problems. Cheers!

  • Angie Marie
    Angie MarieVor 5 Tage


  • T Nicholas
    T NicholasVor 5 Tage

    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.

  • BeaterWRX
    BeaterWRXVor 5 Tage

    Hey as far as humans go us only fucking up 75% of something is a significant improvement>

  • yeee eee
    yeee eeeVor 5 Tage

    Great video, but tom nook isnt a racoon

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  • Sara A.
    Sara A.Vor 6 Tage

    Boats are a great place if you worry about a pandemic. unplaned contacts..;)

  • Memnor SM
    Memnor SMVor 6 Tage

    That virus sounded a lot like Mister Nutterbutter.

  • Neil Nicholson
    Neil NicholsonVor 6 Tage

    Overpopulation is the issue to 99% of problems.

  • Agustin Marius Tataran
    Agustin Marius TataranVor 7 Tage

    12:00 WRONG! Animal diseases do not infect humans. Ask any doctor in medicine.

  • Tom Chawner

    Tom Chawner

    Vor 5 Tage

    Ever heard of rabies?

  • Cringing Luigi
    Cringing LuigiVor 7 Tage

    10:00 Well that image sure as hell caught me off guard.

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    Agustin Marius TataranVor 7 Tage


  • R Wang
    R WangVor 7 Tage

    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!

  • James Clay
    James ClayVor 7 Tage

    Not one mention of govt sponsored single payer health care? Pretty sure that would help.

  • kevinsue
    kevinsueVor 7 Tage

    “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...

  • Tom Chawner

    Tom Chawner

    Vor 5 Tage

    'estimated' pretty much means the opposite of 'specific'

  • Coastaku
    CoastakuVor 7 Tage

    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

  • Irv Hh
    Irv HhVor 7 Tage

    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.

  • Paladin Donnie
    Paladin DonnieVor 8 Tage

    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

  • Bub Dub

    Bub Dub

    Vor 3 Tage

    Yeah my sister died of covid as a joke, good call brother

  • Adithya Venkaesh
    Adithya VenkaeshVor 8 Tage

    I miss the fake audience laughter and claps without that John Oliver isn't that funny anymore

  • Lestin Jackson
    Lestin JacksonVor 8 Tage

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

  • viperswhip
    viperswhipVor 8 Tage

    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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    tomas mirabelVor 8 Tage

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  • Blueshifted ••
    Blueshifted ••Vor 8 Tage

    What a cringy little liberal elitist this guy has become

  • Yaz B
    Yaz BVor 8 Tage

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

  • casbott
    casbottVor 8 Tage

    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.

  • Tom Langan
    Tom LanganVor 8 Tage

    Well this destroyed what sliver of optimism i had for 2021! 🤣🥲😐

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    Vor 8 Tage

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  • His Bubbliness
    His BubblinessVor 8 Tage

    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.

  • Kate P
    Kate PVor 8 Tage

    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.

  • Mel D
    Mel DVor 8 Tage

    yeah. Salt Lake City. Worthless shit is right.

  • Ben Townsend
    Ben TownsendVor 8 Tage

    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 Townsend
    Ben TownsendVor 8 Tage

    your viewership must be waning right? is it just me?

  • Ben Townsend
    Ben TownsendVor 8 Tage

    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?

  • Gabriel Trahan
    Gabriel TrahanVor 8 Tage

    Funny how he sounds like he is on the right .......

  • Argumemnon
    ArgumemnonVor 8 Tage

    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.

  • Christian Hohenstein
    Christian HohensteinVor 9 Tage

    Flying Foxes aren't bats.

  • shmeet
    shmeetVor 9 Tage

    "An estimated 1.7 million currently undiscovered viruses..." - really? Who wrote that.

  • MistressDistress
    MistressDistressVor 9 Tage

    I love you but your show gives me panic attacks

  • Communist Propagandist
    Communist PropagandistVor 9 Tage

    Save the planet and ourselves. Go vegan!

  • Ga Gd
    Ga GdVor 9 Tage


  • Conner Gibson
    Conner GibsonVor 9 Tage

    "Looks like I'm sitting in the pillsbury doughboys ass crack".... you lucky son of a bitch....

  • The Eva Diaries
    The Eva DiariesVor 9 Tage

    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.

  • Phillip Green
    Phillip GreenVor 9 Tage

    The guy at 1:10 freaking nailed it, scary! Then the in-depth explanation at 5:20 is terrifying.

  • J'Andre Ward
    J'Andre WardVor 9 Tage

    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.

  • steampunkman
    steampunkmanVor 9 Tage

    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.

  • steampunkman
    steampunkmanVor 9 Tage

    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.

  • Death Waffle
    Death WaffleVor 10 Tage

    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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  • Elvar Aspelund
    Elvar AspelundVor 10 Tage

    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.

  • Mr. FishLord77

    Mr. FishLord77

    Vor 5 Tage

    i hope this is satire

  • CommandoFPV
    CommandoFPVVor 10 Tage

    The image at 10:00 is cursed

  • TheSleep Les
    TheSleep LesVor 10 Tage

    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.

  • Vivien Lee
    Vivien LeeVor 10 Tage

    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?

  • Oskar R
    Oskar RVor 10 Tage

    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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  • Mint
    MintVor 10 Tage

    Someone from tumblr helped write this episode

  • J K
    J KVor 10 Tage

    That's a Caiman.

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  • Manuel
    ManuelVor 11 Tage

    If it’s really as dangerous as you say, why isn’t it happening a lot more often? The reality is that viruses don’t just jump from species to species (in the sense that the virus can infect the new host’s cells and replicate in there). Certain mutations have to happen for it to be possible.

  • Manuel
    ManuelVor 11 Tage

    So why is it ok to call it Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain fever but Wuhan virus is somehow not okay? COVID should be called Wuhan disease.

  • Alon Shapiro
    Alon ShapiroVor 11 Tage

    Every day that end with a 'y' Could not stop laughing

  • dwayne bell
    dwayne bellVor 11 Tage

    You are so lucky I can’t post pictures of Dr. Judy Mikovits arrest record. You lying SOB

  • Eiknarf Maharba
    Eiknarf MaharbaVor 11 Tage

    May the unrighteous wicked pagan catch the virus. He asked for it. What a load of bullshit. Torment awaits the evil doer

  • hedgehog3180
    hedgehog3180Vor 11 Tage

    The best thing about pandemics is like global warming the world is at the mercy of the country handling it the worst.

  • Manuel
    ManuelVor 11 Tage

    Peter Daszak has a lot of problems, especially with CHINA

  • Rick Mogar
    Rick MogarVor 11 Tage

    admit it bats are smaller dogs with wings

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    manuel phillipVor 11 Tage

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  • Kirt Kirt
    Kirt KirtVor 11 Tage

    can we shut up about bat soup and pay attention to AGRICULTURE! 15:00 thank you! finally!

  • Kirt Kirt
    Kirt KirtVor 11 Tage

    ban pigs and horses; save the bats

  • Kirt Kirt
    Kirt KirtVor 11 Tage

    those are all nipah bats, covid bats are ugglier

  • Kirt Kirt
    Kirt KirtVor 11 Tage

    most people I'm a fan of are the centre of conspiracy theories, what does this say about me…