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. Alyssa S

    Alyssa S

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    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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  3. Lozicle C.

    Lozicle C.

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    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.

  4. Robonson Benjamin

    Robonson Benjamin

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  5. Jacob Williams

    Jacob Williams

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    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!

  6. Cathal McFee

    Cathal McFee

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    The talking virus was a bit much...

  7. John Costanza

    John Costanza

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    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.

  8. VP


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    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.

  9. Jeff Xanders

    Jeff Xanders

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    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.

  10. Andrew R

    Andrew R

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

  11. Elliot Silverstone

    Elliot Silverstone

    3 שעות לפני

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

  12. one synthesis

    one synthesis

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    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.

  13. L.V.C


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

  14. Becky Merschbrock

    Becky Merschbrock

    6 שעות לפני

    What an absolute waste of space and of my time.

  15. SaHaRaSquad


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    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.

  16. Abbie Marshall

    Abbie Marshall

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  17. Matthew Johnson

    Matthew Johnson

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    My money is on Hendra as a future epidemic

  18. nasheka bryan

    nasheka bryan

    11 שעות לפני

    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.

  19. alissa afonina

    alissa afonina

    11 שעות לפני

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

  20. Joe Gloria

    Joe Gloria

    13 שעות לפני

    The stupid 5 second jokes make this show borderline unwatchable

  21. Joanne M

    Joanne M

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

  22. David Shakespeare

    David Shakespeare

    15 שעות לפני

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

  23. Wong Jefx

    Wong Jefx

    16 שעות לפני

    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...

  24. Just a Regular Human

    Just a Regular Human

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

  25. Scott Irvine

    Scott Irvine

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

  26. John Lavvas

    John Lavvas

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  27. Wedding DJ Rob Soundz

    Wedding DJ Rob Soundz

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

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    Yrisneida Pena

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  30. karen doyle

    karen doyle

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

  31. Steven Evans

    Steven Evans

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

  32. rosentrantz0


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    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.

  33. Karley Ovalle

    Karley Ovalle

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    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.

  34. Patrick Holland

    Patrick Holland

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    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?

  35. John Kabacinski

    John Kabacinski

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

  36. ziggys shiznit

    ziggys shiznit

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

  37. Ari Heino

    Ari Heino

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

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    Menu Lasagna

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  41. jules sommes

    jules sommes

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

  42. Carlos Ferrari

    Carlos Ferrari

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    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!

  43. shaundis buddyguy

    shaundis buddyguy

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

  44. Puff Sassy

    Puff Sassy

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  45. Johan Kramer

    Johan Kramer

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    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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  47. Jacob Carr

    Jacob Carr

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    "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%.

  48. Seagoatsunday


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

  49. Jaiden Xiong

    Jaiden Xiong

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    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?

  50. bandyass


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    best joke is “et tu kinkajou” hands down

  51. Balbina Santana

    Balbina Santana

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  52. Memphis Sommers

    Memphis Sommers

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    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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  54. chapachuu


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    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.

  55. Eric Rogers

    Eric Rogers

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    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!!

  56. Thomas Birke

    Thomas Birke

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

  57. jjchmiel78


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

  58. CountryLuver001


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    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.

  59. Aleksandra Bojadjieva

    Aleksandra Bojadjieva

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

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  61. lera nepeina

    lera nepeina

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    thanks for chernobyl comment

  62. Darlene Cane

    Darlene Cane

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    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.

  63. spirit469


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

  64. Kurt Walker

    Kurt Walker

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    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.

  65. IttyBitty Lex

    IttyBitty Lex

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

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  67. Stephen Walton

    Stephen Walton

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

  68. Pierre Daher

    Pierre Daher

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    Amazing video!

  69. Morgan H

    Morgan H

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  70. Nm Hunter

    Nm Hunter

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    Eating animals causes pandemics.

  71. veroaghe


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    Shows how the concentration of white-footed rats increased due to human urbanization killing of the natural predators. Tells the white-footed rat to go fuck itself when their carried diseases finally hit humans in a significant manner. Another victim of the blame-game.

  72. Kenny's Life Stories

    Kenny's Life Stories

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    HAAY! Paintball and airsoft courses are the only place it's legal to play with those kinds of toys.

  73. Kenny's Life Stories

    Kenny's Life Stories

    2 ימים לפני

    I miss the live laughs, but I'm thankful that you don't use a laugh track.

  74. gay rtz

    gay rtz

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    i really miss john oliver in front of a live audience, but i appreciate and respect him for still doing his job, because this man's doing a really important job. It's time humankind as a whole stop ignoring impending disasters and john is doing a great job presenting these issues with both proper research and humor. And free on youtube too! What an absolute legend.

  75. xjohnny1000


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    I can see why they built covid research labs in Wuhan now. Easy access to all the wet markets! Thanks for protecting us, government disease guys!

  76. Moa S A

    Moa S A

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    It's crazy how much more expensive the solutions to covid-19 have been compared to what preventive measures would cost. If the governments of the world don't do what it takes for the sake of saving lives, I hope they do it for the sake of saving money.

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  78. asonofabitchface


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    I guess John Oliver loves chines propaganda.

  79. chris hanson

    chris hanson

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    Aren't there too many people on the planet anyways?

  80. Dax Lucky

    Dax Lucky

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    • StormCrown


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      That's not physically nor scientifically possible.

  81. Robert Saul

    Robert Saul

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    I liked him better before the propaganda.

  82. Susanna M.

    Susanna M.

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    The boat foul sound clip sounded like it was coming from behind to attack me. So much for a relaxing doom and gloom with my morning coffee.

  83. krista mccoy

    krista mccoy

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  84. matthew benard

    matthew benard

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    Ide love to have a Tiger as a pet, But i also know i dont have the money or the space for such a cat to be able to be truely happy. I wont have a pet i cannot provide for, No matter how much a tiger may look like a large house cat, i know its not.

  85. bambang Hermanto

    bambang Hermanto

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  86. Leo Cieri

    Leo Cieri

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  87. skyczy skyczy

    skyczy skyczy

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    Jon oliver, you are at the height of your game sir. Well done

  88. Stefan Jud

    Stefan Jud

    2 ימים לפני

    17:05 - "....poor mans Instagram, without any filters." Yeah, what a shame. Having the "Cute Baby Face" filter applied on the deadly infected pig, would be very nice. Poor pig doesn't have to look bad just because of a deadly infection! I hope there are at least likes! 😉

  89. Mikel Jaëger

    Mikel Jaëger

    2 ימים לפני

    I dnt have HBO so i didn't know about jon oliver... so this is one of those few times when the youtube algorithm worked amd suggested something actually good... now I've watched his shows from 6 years ago and i feel hooked

  90. Rapid Apple

    Rapid Apple

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  91. Hellion Shark

    Hellion Shark

    2 ימים לפני

    It's not food scarcity - It's money scarcity. There is enough food - we just decided some people don't deserve to eat.

    • StormCrown


      2 ימים לפני

      Very true.

  92. Jonathan Dorozowsky

    Jonathan Dorozowsky

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    No mention of the virology lab at ground zero of the pandemic?

    • StormCrown


      2 ימים לפני

      Because they aren't related. Corrolation does not equal causation.

  93. Idolize


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    Humans really the deadliest virus 🦠



    2 ימים לפני

    There has been one pandemic going on Earth for one century... You should talk about the overpopulation that is stressing and even dedtroying all our environment and ecosystem. So many people think it's myth.

  95. Louise Hasbak

    Louise Hasbak

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    Shame on you John, you are kending Creedence to this monumental Psyop, DONE WITH YOU FOR ALL TIME!!!!!!

  96. Cre Henge

    Cre Henge

    2 ימים לפני

    I feel bad for the kinkadou biting Paris hilton. I hope it didn't get infected

  97. Cre Henge

    Cre Henge

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    Lots of fantasy here

  98. Martha Primera

    Martha Primera

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  99. Duane Senchey

    Duane Senchey

    2 ימים לפני

    John Oliver is a coward...missed a great opportunity to promote population control

    • StormCrown


      2 ימים לפני

      Or and hear me out, we could _not_

  100. Adam Goodman

    Adam Goodman

    2 ימים לפני

    Holy shit when the "boat foul" sound came on it scared the shit out of me.

    • Cr Hu

      Cr Hu

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      These guys all sail for good reason. It's the only way to be sure you can always get away.