The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

  • Published: 16 March 2016
  • What is the Antibiotic Apocalypse? What is it all about? And how dangerous is it?

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    • Wings of Fire
      Wings of Fire  2 days back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell why don’t we just make a drug that does not kill the bacteria but instead makes it harmless in this way the bacteria does not have to evolve because it is not in danger

    • Luz JOSUE Rosario
      Luz JOSUE Rosario  2 months back


    • Ultrilegina XI
      Ultrilegina XI  2 months back

      But what about the fact that WE can evolve, sure it will kill millions(which is horrible to think about), but we won’t go extinct,

    • Jay Chung
      Jay Chung  4 months back


    • Stay Chill
      Stay Chill  5 months back

      Help, in Canada there is a C.auris superbug...

  • Alfa&Omega 00000
    Alfa&Omega 00000  12 hours back

    3:00 There's something strange in your body,who are you gonna call?

    • Kurumi Tokisaki
      Kurumi Tokisaki  12 hours back

      XD watch Dr Stone

      • Mamoon trolls
        Mamoon trolls  14 hours back

        Plz change the intro music to old one

        • KRZY Gaming
          KRZY Gaming  22 hours back

          watching this dudes videos just scare me... I dont wanna die

          • Leoncer GAMING!!!
            Leoncer GAMING!!!  1 days back

            I was honestly wondering when you'd use a Dr. Mario reference.

            • Wings of Fire
              Wings of Fire  2 days back

              why don’t we just make a drug that does not kill the bacteria but instead makes it harmless in this way the bacteria does not have to evolve because it is not in danger

              • - Jervé
                - Jervé  2 days back

                you know what ill just leave earth

                • BL
                  BL  3 days back

                  I say it all day and I will say it again: people are stupid.

                  • Me _
                    Me _  3 days back

                    Thanks for scarring the poop out of me cause I’m taking antibiotics right now :)

                    • MarioCD
                      MarioCD  3 days back

                      From 5:57 It Just Became Plague Inc.

                      • Tsz Ho WONG
                        Tsz Ho WONG  4 days back

                        "If we kill all superbugs we get free oil"
                        35 seconds later the apocalypse is resolved

                        • Rex Jasow
                          Rex Jasow  4 days back

                          just use phages!

                          • Hayatım ve Ben
                            Hayatım ve Ben  5 days back

                            You are perfect. Greeting from Turkey. :)

                            • Creativity 9
                              Creativity 9  5 days back

                              The other intro was better

                              • Junior ToZ
                                Junior ToZ  5 days back

                                your are GENIUS than me YOU GENIUS 100% BUT ME ALMOST REACH IT I HAVE 95%

                                • Elliot Tian
                                  Elliot Tian  5 days back

                                  Kurzgesagt: Superbugs are very dangerous and could kill us all
                                  Also Kurzgesagt: Check out PATREON

                                  • Niki Leimbach
                                    Niki Leimbach  6 days back

                                    If only the bad bacteria was Voldemort

                                    • Snowy the floofy fox
                                      Snowy the floofy fox  1 weeks back

                                      I took antibiotics once and it took all the bacteria out of my stomach for a very long time.

                                      • Redd Cosmic
                                        Redd Cosmic  1 weeks back

                                        Superbugs: **exist**
                                        Bacteriophages: buenos dias F-Boy

                                        • Balkanized Mapping
                                          Balkanized Mapping  1 weeks back

                                          4:10 *phage*

                                          • K. Siemens
                                            K. Siemens  1 weeks back

                                            The problem is, that humanity is not going to play its cards right. More and more pharma corporations are backing away from developing new antibiotics and move on towards more profitable drug developments (like Novartis did last year). As we stop to effectively create new weapons against superbugs, they do not stop to develope resistance against contemporary antibiotics.
                                            In university we've been told, that we will have to expect to treat bacterial infections with the same well known antibiotics that we use today for the foreseeable future (because there won't be any new ones) as we watch them lose their efficiency.

                                            • Erik Dawner
                                              Erik Dawner  1 weeks back

                                              Always count on China to ruin everything.

                                              • warrior cast
                                                warrior cast  2 weeks back

                                                The year is 2065, all antibiotics are useless. Superbacteria have wiped out most of the population. Only a select few have survived.

                                                • Leonardo BSD
                                                  Leonardo BSD  2 weeks back

                                                  super bacteria?!?!?!!? SEND EM TO THE RANCH

                                                  • Due and wolf brothers
                                                    Due and wolf brothers  2 weeks back

                                                    INSIDE OF HUMAN:

                                                    antibiotic:i'm gonna end this man's whole career

                                                    superbug immune to antibiotic:i'm gonna end this man's whole career

                                                    bacteriophage:i'm gonna end this man's whole career

                                                    • MD Hossain
                                                      MD Hossain  2 weeks back

                                                      Why not make the body learn how to take care of it self

                                                      • Jefferson AJT
                                                        Jefferson AJT  2 weeks back

                                                        Amaizing videos

                                                        • Gordon Ramsay
                                                          Gordon Ramsay  2 weeks back

                                                          Phages are the future

                                                          • Shreeya Mittal
                                                            Shreeya Mittal  2 weeks back

                                                            0:10 Reminds me of The Flare somehow...

                                                            • Moritz Schnitzenbaumer
                                                              Moritz Schnitzenbaumer  2 weeks back

                                                              But arent all bacterias killed when you cook the meat? How are they getting into out bodies then?

                                                              • Alperen
                                                                Alperen  3 weeks back

                                                                It will be terror everywhere if immune system resistant organisms get resistance to important antibiotics. And with a possible huge spread ,our tecnology and science wont reach their adaptation.

                                                                • SHËP
                                                                  SHËP  3 weeks back

                                                                  *_Plague Inc_*

                                                                  • Plants vs Zombies noob Gameplay

                                                                    But what if you allergic to antibiotics and vaccines

                                                                    • kabir jalota
                                                                      kabir jalota  3 weeks back

                                                                      I am the chosen one
                                                                      I am waiting for the Hermione bacterium to smack that bacterium with a newspaper

                                                                      • Ulsema Dozy
                                                                        Ulsema Dozy  3 weeks back


                                                                        • Some Random Max Fan
                                                                          Some Random Max Fan  3 weeks back

                                                                          All we need are Bacteriophagans!

                                                                          • David Edwards
                                                                            David Edwards  3 weeks back

                                                                            Colistin does not cause liver toxicity, it causes kidney toxicity. Small error but great vid

                                                                            • Jeun Wo
                                                                              Jeun Wo  3 weeks back

                                                                              Where can I get the SOURCES for this video?

                                                                              • mahchymk93
                                                                                mahchymk93  3 weeks back

                                                                                China don't care

                                                                                • ANGRYPVZ
                                                                                  ANGRYPVZ  3 weeks back

                                                                                  1:50 wait Harry Potter is in our body

                                                                                  • wayerzandey 1
                                                                                    wayerzandey 1  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Do bacterias have smaller bacterias on them

                                                                                    • tran le nam phuong
                                                                                      tran le nam phuong  3 weeks back

                                                                                      The more I watch this show, the more I question my survival 😨

                                                                                      • Sayandip Dhali
                                                                                        Sayandip Dhali  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Anybody thought about Bacteriophage?

                                                                                        • sasso sasso
                                                                                          sasso sasso  3 weeks back

                                                                                          0:11 why people would contaminate the world, why.

                                                                                          • xXShadowHybrid Xx
                                                                                            xXShadowHybrid Xx  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Easy just use the bacteriophage

                                                                                            • Caden Kunzler
                                                                                              Caden Kunzler  4 weeks back


                                                                                              • Caden Kunzler
                                                                                                Caden Kunzler  4 weeks back

                                                                                                i love kurzgesagt