The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

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What is the Antibiotic Apocalypse? What is it all about? And how dangerous is it?

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    • James Graham

      James Graham

      3 mánuðum síðan

      @Luke Skywalker You were solo right. Look at us now. 9/2020

    • dell


      5 mánuðum síðan

      1:19 mistake: bacterio

    • Fernando Gonzalez

      Fernando Gonzalez

      5 mánuðum síðan

      do you know why it now is a super virus it's killing hundreds of thousands of people every single day or maybe even the owls or seconds or minutes maybe I was a days just out if people have went back in time and stop hobbies before colonial happen or when coronavirus got beginning Gangnam you and it will be good that won't be ankle on the virus and I know be very good and I'm sorry if you are sick from Kelowna or just a normal disease like a flu maybe you can just get a flu shot just remember to go out without a mask I mean go with thesorry I am very very sorry and if you do everything Edwards doing now watch me to hand sanitize anyting cleaning go with a maskjust do what any people do stay at home and try to keep all your toilet paper to yourself because you might get stolen am I having the toilet paper virus might happen again

    • Angst Legion

      Angst Legion

      5 mánuðum síðan

      Or a super virus. A hacker told me he found documents going as far back as 2012 for plans to make the virus.

    • suzan arun

      suzan arun

      7 mánuðum síðan

      Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell hey did you no if you take a drug it will not make you live less time like a year

  • Mason Hunter

    Mason Hunter

    18 klukkustundum síðan

    "Bacteriophage resistance or antibiotic resistance, choose one" was told to the bacteria, they immediately started following the rule that was meant to be a question, weakening them to a point where there are no superbugs

  • Sus Doctor

    Sus Doctor

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Its called covid19

  • Asa Sadowsky

    Asa Sadowsky

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Fuckin China I swear

  • sams command codes

    sams command codes

    2 dögum síðan

    5:19 - who is watching this in 2020 / 2021?

  • Jameer Macaraya

    Jameer Macaraya

    3 dögum síðan

    1:35 my favorite is tearing them to shreds cause i hate em

  • Edyth Harry

    Edyth Harry

    4 dögum síðan

    Correction: bacteria can't be immune, only resitant

  • Koraoyadon don

    Koraoyadon don

    4 dögum síðan

    This video aged well

  • Kjelliboy


    4 dögum síðan

    By building the worlds infrastructure, we made the perfect place for a global pandemic.
    That aged well

  • Ieuana


    5 dögum síðan

    "we've built the infrastructure for a dangerous pandemic. but there's no need to worry"
    2020: I see what you did there.

  • Sir_Krabz


    5 dögum síðan

    This seems like serious foreshadowing

  • Darshil Mehta

    Darshil Mehta

    6 dögum síðan

    In the whole war against bacteria , we are the soldiers who will die and pharmaceutical companies will earn

  • Vic Bolita 5

    Vic Bolita 5

    6 dögum síðan

    "Scary news from china"
    *-Laughs in 2020-*

  • polbaik


    6 dögum síðan

    China shitting mankind again

  • Alann


    6 dögum síðan

    For those saying "this predicted corona", notice that coronavirus is not a pandemic, but the spread of a normal disease. A pandemic is supposed to be of high fatality, if not, we're in the middle of like 15 pandemics simultaneously.
    Stop being such ridiculous babies when talking about coronavirus.

  • Alann


    6 dögum síðan

    Animals have no rights and humans are free to own them, use them and exchange them as they please.

  • Alann


    6 dögum síðan

    "Humanity" is not designing anything. It's a small group of people. Humanity has no vote or support whatsoever.

  • siriusly _r

    siriusly _r

    7 dögum síðan

    just use Bacteriophages

  • Jasmine Carter

    Jasmine Carter

    7 dögum síðan

    The agreeable newsstand inevitably lighten because crook jelly copy than a draconian riddle. highfalutin, moaning brain

  • OrangeVevo bwuuh

    OrangeVevo bwuuh

    8 dögum síðan


  • Marko Djurdjevic

    Marko Djurdjevic

    8 dögum síðan

    Global pandemic, you say?



    9 dögum síðan

    Plz don't get these bacteria into the hands of Germany

    • Nicholas Negron

      Nicholas Negron

      9 dögum síðan

      Let’s do this to 69 likes

  • Charles Duboise

    Charles Duboise

    9 dögum síðan

    little did you know you predicted the future

  • Bhuvan Pratap Agarwal

    Bhuvan Pratap Agarwal

    10 dögum síðan

    Video start: panik
    Mid Video : more panik
    Video End: Kalm

  • Ufuk Köksal YÜCEDAĞ

    Ufuk Köksal YÜCEDAĞ

    10 dögum síðan

    Fuck china

    • Mr Ghost

      Mr Ghost

      5 dögum síðan

      @Nicholas Negron Chinese government yes

    • Nicholas Negron

      Nicholas Negron

      9 dögum síðan

      It isn’t their fault

  • Adra Vasi

    Adra Vasi

    11 dögum síðan

    OMG !
    5:13 is future prediction... 🔥❣️

  • Jonalyn Carasig

    Jonalyn Carasig

    11 dögum síðan

    At the end of the episode you said that there’s a bacteria that is immune to the pill Is that same Bacteria Covid Come on

    • Kamikaze 01

      Kamikaze 01

      10 dögum síðan

      Covid is a virus but yeah kinda same

  • Kathakali Mandal

    Kathakali Mandal

    12 dögum síðan

    This did not age well, by aging very well.



    12 dögum síðan

    Does this video predicted the future of 2020??

    • Nicholas Negron

      Nicholas Negron

      9 dögum síðan

      We have viruses that can kill bacteria

  • yes 420

    yes 420

    12 dögum síðan

    They predicted it bro

    • yes 420

      yes 420

      12 dögum síðan

      2020 😥

  • transitarc.


    13 dögum síðan

    So we have built the infrastructure for a dangerous pandemic

  • tuginha


    14 dögum síðan

    "we have built the infrastructure for a dangerous pandemic" H u h.

  • Stam Pittas

    Stam Pittas

    14 dögum síðan

    Super bugs are bugs that are super

  • eatornator3000


    14 dögum síðan

    *the prophet has spoken*

  • Terra Kitty

    Terra Kitty

    14 dögum síðan

    How to make a Kurzgesagt video:
    Add scary stuff
    Stir in extra scary stuff
    Make everything calm again

  • therealJames


    15 dögum síðan

    * Worries about bacterial pandemic *
    Corona: Us first

  • CaptainCharisma2093


    15 dögum síðan

    yikes!!!! no need to worry. hmmm, well that didn't age well at all.

  • Kyle Velentis

    Kyle Velentis

    16 dögum síðan

    who else is from 2021 and there is covid 19. lol but not lol

  • avinash relekar

    avinash relekar

    16 dögum síðan

    best channel

  • avinash relekar

    avinash relekar

    16 dögum síðan


  • Jeb Should not be Here

    Jeb Should not be Here

    17 dögum síðan

    5:15 2019-2021 you don't say.

  • Just a random girl that loves Bowser

    Just a random girl that loves Bowser

    17 dögum síðan

    "The perfect breeding ground for a illness"
    Corona:I'll take your entire stock

  • Adib Abrar

    Adib Abrar

    17 dögum síðan

    Everybody's talking about how this predicted 2020.
    Plot twist, they're actually predicting 2022

    • Te Rez

      Te Rez

      14 dögum síðan

      Oh no :O

  • le lu

    le lu

    17 dögum síðan

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    Ash Gamer

    18 dögum síðan

    4:47 Dr. Mario NES Game🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Laurence St-Gelais

    Laurence St-Gelais

    18 dögum síðan

    This is happening for real now: a pandemic. We have the proof that this is a big deal.

  • Aman oberoi

    Aman oberoi

    19 dögum síðan

    All things starts in china

  • when life gives you lemons

    when life gives you lemons

    20 dögum síðan

    We did it guys, we figured it out, McDonald’s made COVID

  • Oicul Plays

    Oicul Plays

    20 dögum síðan

    This has aged well

  • Ryan Mcgowan

    Ryan Mcgowan

    20 dögum síðan

    This aged well

  • homeless0alien


    22 dögum síðan

    "still, we dont need to panic just yet"
    we should have been panicing. alot.

  • Dawn News Idioms & Phrases

    Dawn News Idioms & Phrases

    22 dögum síðan

    Go for natural remedies👍🏻

  • Cameron Stennett

    Cameron Stennett

    22 dögum síðan

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  • DoctorPhileasFragg


    23 dögum síðan

    You can't just evolve without reproducing! That's cheating!

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    Burn Acc

    24 dögum síðan

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  • Pocket Rocket

    Pocket Rocket

    24 dögum síðan

    This video is topical.

  • johnisfine


    25 dögum síðan

    12,021, please, no.

    • CEO


      24 dögum síðan

      Man you still have this pandemic on the future 😂

  • Terry Arnn

    Terry Arnn

    25 dögum síðan

    Fluoroquinolone destroys on the cellular level what happens when it gets in the water and the food chain it a True concern

  • ust bot

    ust bot

    25 dögum síðan

    huh. didnt know ppl feed antibiotics to animals. today i learn something

  • charmeleon evolves

    charmeleon evolves

    25 dögum síðan

    "In late 2015, scary news arrived from China."
    I don't like whatever 2025 or late 2024 has in store for us

  • marrier9999


    25 dögum síðan

    And then 2020 happened...

  • Candy Domination

    Candy Domination

    25 dögum síðan

    Goddammit, china, just had to go for the colistin.

  • Boonorp


    26 dögum síðan

    China is creating the super bug. Wtf, how could they away with giving Colistin to animals...

  • frederick ferby

    frederick ferby

    26 dögum síðan

    Humanity played its cards very very wrong...

  • Colin Cayden

    Colin Cayden

    27 dögum síðan

    5:18 “we also have built a dangerous infrastructure for a new pandemic.”
    Me watching this in December 27: Uh...

  • YouTube Crew

    YouTube Crew

    28 dögum síðan

    I think you just prodicdid the future

  • matrixstorage1


    28 dögum síðan

    corona 2020

  • Obinna Njoku

    Obinna Njoku

    28 dögum síðan

    i like science and learning about antibiotics

  • Moxy Ahh

    Moxy Ahh

    29 dögum síðan

    You should panic what about viruses

  • Abdolrahman


    29 dögum síðan

    05:19 It's 2020. Time to panic!

  • Edueo Self

    Edueo Self

    Mánuði síðan

    Yea if humankind PlayStation its cards right... very big if, if you ask me🤔

  • Joshua Guest

    Joshua Guest

    Mánuði síðan

    Bacteria? Bacterio? Bacterium. (1:18)

  • Seikan Ekasin

    Seikan Ekasin

    Mánuði síðan

    This is a reminder that China is the common enemy there government and regulatory bodies are a joke



    Mánuði síðan

    We don’t need a super bug. A simple China virus ( Covid-19 ) was all we needed.

  • fifnleemif


    Mánuði síðan

    kurzgesagt:yes we get more powerful then bacteria also evolve, just stop usung antibiotics and let the bacterias get weak and our immune system kill them

  • Eskthiebe team

    Eskthiebe team

    Mánuði síðan


  • Jeremias Kaczan

    Jeremias Kaczan

    Mánuði síðan

    2016= we have also built the infrastucture for a dangerous pandemic.

  • Ravika Trio Andika

    Ravika Trio Andika

    Mánuði síðan

    Corona was predicted

  • Saritha Samala

    Saritha Samala

    Mánuði síðan

    Fun to see after Corona 2.0

  • Jesus Gretta

    Jesus Gretta

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  • U win08

    U win08

    Mánuði síðan

    2015: Breaking news, we have a really bad bacteria here in China
    2020: Really? we didn't notice

  • RoHellNo!


    Mánuði síðan

    This will be the next pandemic.. the pandemic pandemic.

  • max cop

    max cop

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  • Cat Loving Trio

    Cat Loving Trio

    Mánuði síðan

    I'm not co-operating.

  • Winzy


    Mánuði síðan

    Covid 19 vaccine be like

  • droplock gamer

    droplock gamer

    Mánuði síðan

    ive just had a realisating watching thsi video again in 2020 coronavirus is the chineese superbug

  • Chitra Lekha

    Chitra Lekha

    Mánuði síðan

    with infrastructure developing there is more chance for a pandemic spread well said in 2016!!! happening in 2020

  • Rong Wang

    Rong Wang

    Mánuði síðan

    @faris Abuain Totally agree
    edit: MRSA superbug, and if I remember, colistin is nephrotoxic

  • Its Monke

    Its Monke

    Mánuði síðan


  • Romuland Meier

    Romuland Meier

    Mánuði síðan

    Greed and egoism are indeed the biggest enemies of humanity.

  • Akshay Patel

    Akshay Patel

    Mánuði síðan

    “... built the infrastructure for a dangerous pandemic”


  • 101 101

    Mánuði síðan

    I’m glad I was born after we discovered antibiotics

  • bj mand

    bj mand

    Mánuði síðan

    *Laughs in 2020*



    Mánuði síðan

    wow... this is what i want to tell to my friends that bacteria is also evolving...

  • Zakaria DIOP

    Zakaria DIOP

    Mánuði síðan

    1:18 inside a bacteria. 1:20 inside a bacterio.

  • Peach


    Mánuði síðan

    I never thought i would feel so sorry for bacteria

  • David Griffin

    David Griffin

    Mánuði síðan

    China: Interesting

  • Language Mix

    Language Mix

    Mánuði síðan

    Instead of vaccines and drugs, people should start garlic and orange juice regimens for inoculation and recovery. People underestimate the power of garlic.

    • Language Mix

      Language Mix

      Mánuði síðan

      @Potato Warrior I didn't buy it at FB. I bought it at the Chinese supermarket down the road.

    • Potato Warrior

      Potato Warrior

      Mánuði síðan

      @Language Mix 1: there's tons of proof that vaccines are much better than garlic. 2: if you think we should think for ourselves then why you instantly buy into Facebook shit

    • Language Mix

      Language Mix

      Mánuði síðan

      @Potato Warrior There is no proof that vaccines are better than garlic. People always just think what others tell them to think. We should not believe things blindly.

    • Potato Warrior

      Potato Warrior

      Mánuði síðan

      This is either a troll (very likely) or a really selfish person

  • PoliticsCentral


    Mánuði síðan

    "We have built the infrastructure for a dangerous pandemic." Well that's aged well.

  • Superellysan


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