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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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A huge thanks to the experts who helped us on short notice with the video. Especially “Our World in Data”, the online publication for research and data on the world’s largest problems - and how to make progress solving them. Check out their site. It also includes a constantly updated page on the Corona Pandemic.
In December 2019 the Chinese authorities notified the world that a virus was spreading through their communities. In the following months it spread to other countries, with cases doubling within days. This virus is the “Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2”, that causes the disease called COVID19, and that everyone simply calls Coronavirus.
What actually happens when it infects a human and what should we all do?
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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Hace 2 meses
Phew. That might have been the fastest we ever made a video. Literally working day and night. A huge challenge in talking about Corona was that the science is ongoing. So we put in extra special care to have good sources for this video and will update them in the coming weeks and months. Check them out here: We could not have made this video without experts who took time in one of the busiest periods of their own careers. A huge thanks especially to Dr James Gurney and Dr Max Roser of Our World in Data for helping us make sure the video was as accurate as it could be in a situation that is changing daily. Also a big shoutout to - the online publication for research and data on the world’s largest problems - and how to make progress solving them. Check out their site. It also includes a constantly updated page on the Corona Pandemic. Working together with them over the years has been a delight. Ok. We are very tired and are going to take a nap now. Stay healthy!
jason Marciano
jason Marciano Hace 2 meses
and drink alchoholl kids do it
A D Hace 2 meses
Way to go to go China!! Lets just eat Bats with tons of diseases, posinus fish, and other exotic animals so we can get sick and give the whole world a virus!
The Tik-Tok Man
The Tik-Tok Man Hace 2 meses
brilliant work as usual. Love the animations & clear, concise explanations. Well done team!
ABetterWeapon Hace 2 meses
Rodrigo Py
Rodrigo Py Hace 2 meses
Hey! Great video! I'm a Physical Therapist in Brazil and your video is one of the best out there because provides useful and accurate information in such short video. Is there a way of you releasing this video in other languages as well? Thanks!
Isabella Manney
Isabella Manney Hace 6 minutos
This happend in 2020. Not 2019...or at least I think so. :|
Manahil zehra
Manahil zehra Hace 40 minutos
What should we eat when we have carona
Sony Koshy
Sony Koshy Hace 54 minutos
Watch The Couch
Watch The Couch Hace un hora
I made a video on some tips for MUST HAVE items for those quarantining themselves
Bhagat K. Ram
Bhagat K. Ram Hace 5 horas
Thanks Guys.
SpiceMastaH Hace 5 horas
Corona virus,doesnt exist,all is a tottaly lie,to make a massive brain wash,it is and was made for political and medical reasons,better then watch all the corona virus news,i am inviting you to my channel see and to try new recipes at home,like chorizo and green waxberries salsa,gorgonzolla walnuts and evergreen tree buds butter and more to come (check the playlists in english),have a good day.,
SpiceMastaH Hace 3 horas
@Calvin Case yes,yes,for ive said massive brain washing,nothing can change my mind about this.
Calvin Case
Calvin Case Hace 3 horas
SpiceMastaH "Rather than listen to licensed scientists, watch my random youtube channel!!"
Stuti Guragain
Stuti Guragain Hace 5 horas
Muhammed Hisan
Muhammed Hisan Hace 7 horas
This is garbage..!! Everyone knows this is a scam
Jonathan Odude
Jonathan Odude Hace 9 horas
i didnt realise that the birds at 5:58 were social distancing
shishir yg
shishir yg Hace 10 horas
this is gonna age well, i kid u not
Nupur Nishant
Nupur Nishant Hace 10 horas
How can a human being dislike Kurzgesagt videos is beyond me.
Nupur Nishant
Nupur Nishant Hace 10 horas
About the mortality rate, the data I analysed gave it to be about 3.2 - 3.3%, in India.
Messi Sang
Messi Sang Hace 18 horas
All you need to do is repent, and pray to God, he is God he can do anything, have FAITH In GOD
Dan Steven
Dan Steven Hace 8 horas
Hahahahahahahhhaha 🤣🤣
ANDREW WINDSOR Hace 20 horas
In a film 12 monkeys a virus made it impossible to live on the ground so people lived underground Trying to find a cure which took years and years so Bruce Willis travelled to the future for a cure It could be a new normal for humanity
George Mantoufeh
George Mantoufeh Hace un hora
Eating animals substantially increases the risk of pandemics. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in people come from animals.” . SARS, a 2003 pandemic that infected people in two dozen countries and killed 774, reportedly originated from a wild animal at a live market in China as well.
Kwame Odefour
Kwame Odefour Hace 22 horas
I hope u like it and subscribe to my channel
Kwame Odefour
Kwame Odefour Hace 22 horas
Ye so that me
Kwame Odefour
Kwame Odefour Hace 22 horas
Can u see it
Kwame Odefour
Kwame Odefour Hace 22 horas
this is me
Kwame Odefour
Kwame Odefour Hace 22 horas
So let me tell u I am 17
Kwame Odefour
Kwame Odefour Hace 22 horas
My dad had it I mean Coronavirus
Carlos Joaquin Carbajal Torres
Carlos Joaquin Carbajal Torres Hace un día
Jai Pradeep
Jai Pradeep Hace un día
Put a Nuclear bomb in wuhan
Calvin Case
Calvin Case Hace 3 horas
Jai Pradeep And kill millions of people? How do sane people think that way?
UAHA Toxicboi
UAHA Toxicboi Hace 16 horas
Jai Pradeep why it’s too late now.
Arman Mahmood
Arman Mahmood Hace un día
Well, it’s working its on the pakistani news channel ARY News
Bucky Brown
Bucky Brown Hace un día
Hi friends. Just prayed for our healthcare workers & those suffering. God bless them. Like many, I'm home, staying safe. I'm a senior with (unfortunately) major medical issues. Living on my SS check. I wrote a little book in hopes of earning some royalties to help me out a bit - 365 KNOCK-KNOCK JOKES (by R. Myers - Amazon). Kindly check it out, if you can. I do wish everyone the best & pray that this crisis ends ASAP. Stay safe & help out your neighbor. WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.
George Mantoufeh
George Mantoufeh Hace un hora
China remains ground zero for the emergence of many dangerous new infections. Asia’s wet markets, where shoppers mingle in narrow spaces with everything from live poultry to snakes, are seen as a key reason why.
jorge tinoco
jorge tinoco Hace un día
Is this video available in spanish? Or with spanish subtitles?
enigma_crypto warrior-p
enigma_crypto warrior-p Hace 4 horas
They have a Spanish channel
Rodrigominator Hace 22 horas
Sip, checa las opciones de subtitulos bro
GreenLazerRay Hace un día
But are we in a Fast Spread or Slow Spread now?
George Mantoufeh
George Mantoufeh Hace un hora
Apart from the fact that the sheer volume of pigs now being raised and slaughtered in China each year is unimaginable, one of the worst things for the pigs is that they are being born and raised in factory farms instead of traditional small holdings.
Calvin Case
Calvin Case Hace 3 horas
GreenLazerRay We're in a fast spread right now, unfortunately.
20315 박영빈
20315 박영빈 Hace un día
May I use your picture for my school subject?
FlamingComet Plays
FlamingComet Plays Hace un día
Public: coronavirus Nerds: COVID-19 Doctors: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-related coronavirus 2
Calvin Case
Calvin Case Hace 3 horas
FlamingComet Plays COVID 19 is the name of the of the sickness, SARS related coronavirus 2 is the name of the virus itself
David Barrios
David Barrios Hace un día
The Spanish version of this video was used yesterday by the President of my country (Guatemala) to help everyone have a better understanding of covid19... as a long time follower and fan of your videos it was a proud moment for me!!! Thanks for your amazing work! All of Guatemala saw part of it yesterday!!!
Yahyia Sabra
Yahyia Sabra Hace un día
My grandpa died from corona
Cacho Alvarez
Cacho Alvarez Hace un día
No espanihs
Aurelia elixr
Aurelia elixr Hace un día
There should be a cells at work episode of this. Cells going crazy would be interesting.
Rodrigominator Hace 22 horas
Fucking great anime, eosinophil best girl
iiDarkFlowhistle Hace un día
I love that anime
42 Hace 2 días
Like for Kurzgesagt to change its name. It's really hard to pronounce/spell/find.
Rodrigominator Hace 22 horas
Yep, it literally means "In a nutshell"
enigma_crypto warrior-p
enigma_crypto warrior-p Hace un día
Maybe because it's a german word?
Rigamlight Hace 2 días
The govt of Guatemala showed your video on national TV and took credit for it :/
enigma_crypto warrior-p
enigma_crypto warrior-p Hace un día
R /mythic
R /mythic Hace 2 días
The 11k dislikes must be from Trump or Karen
Calvin Case
Calvin Case Hace 3 horas
R /mythic "tHe cORoNavIrUs is FaKe, buT sCreW THe chINeSe ANyWay"
Abdullah Fulan
Abdullah Fulan Hace 2 días
Hey.. kurzgesagt why dont you making another video about most people's behaviour on this covid-19 condition
Chief Kakyoin
Chief Kakyoin Hace 2 días
June: Coronavirus gets worse July: Almighty push!
Ghaniy irinofik
Ghaniy irinofik Hace 2 días
So corona viruses is a hacker
rani tayde
rani tayde Hace 2 días
People in the future are gonna be like : Who's here after the Vaccine ?
Prince Foxo
Prince Foxo Hace 2 días
Hey, Guatemala government showed us ur video in Live national channel TV. Great job! Keep going 😄
The_Innocent_ OneWho
The_Innocent_ OneWho Hace 2 días
So what you’re saying is... it’s like a mini Birdbox movie for my immune system 🤔
Iris de Reyes
Iris de Reyes Hace 2 días
Excelente explicación. Gracias
sarah ricardo
sarah ricardo Hace 2 días
the music though it makes everything worst😱😬
sarah ricardo
sarah ricardo Hace 2 días
lol adding reply on myself
Spade's Bee
Spade's Bee Hace 2 días
The video: **serious facts and information** Comments: **mEMeS** The internet is such a wonderful place...
Lorenzo Grelloni
Lorenzo Grelloni Hace 2 días
You helped me with my biology homework. Thanks guys! 👍🏻👍🏻♥️
tara rao
tara rao Hace 2 días
that was a good video and i hope they open the state soon
Bao Phung
Bao Phung Hace 3 días
This is amazing
Luisa Cai
Luisa Cai Hace 3 días
Who makes the animation? It's seriously cool
Sebastian Deliz
Sebastian Deliz Hace 3 días
some people think the chinese created it on purpose
Calvin Case
Calvin Case Hace 3 horas
Sebastian Deliz Some people think Bill Gates made it to kill people and sell vaccines... The information age has it's downsides sometimes
Laura Cortes
Laura Cortes Hace 3 días
i did not have coronavirus and i'm staying home still and i think i may be turning pall
Sean Rhefolds C. Palco
Sean Rhefolds C. Palco Hace 3 días
China shall be punish
LUCAS CHEN Hace 3 días
Well if the body get over run by bacteria just inject tons of bacteriophages
LUCAS CHEN Hace 3 días
Bruh u said respiratory wrong
Danield Tanady
Danield Tanady Hace 3 días
Covid19 only affects people under 25C
Platinum Skylar
Platinum Skylar Hace 3 días
C-19 Tips: Wash your hands, hand gel,wash,etc. Doesn’t help as much as water. Don’t touch your face so much. It can go into your lungs, heart, throat, etc. It goes to your immune system, while they fight, corona causes infected immune systems to turn their brain away and cause damage to your body.(57% Can Happen) They start to order immune systems to kill them too, and the immune systems might get badly and sometimes get worse. Spanish flu isn’t as important Try not to breathe in smoke. By all of the progress, you will be able to get pneumonia. {DISORDER} [A Disorder Of Painful Hurting, I don’t know too much about it, but it’s just a very bad disorder.] Health care could sometimes also get C-19 meaning that some people get to live and some has their last journey. We must: WASH YOUR HANDS, SOAP IS VERY POWERFUL. FOR 20 SECONDS. SOCIAL DISTANCE, FAMILY ARE FINE. COUPLES IF AREN’T MARRIED [OR BEEN TOGETHER FOR 5 YEARS+] HAS TO STAY AWAY 1 METRE AT LEAST. IF YOUR IN QUARANTINE, YOU MUST RESPECT IT AND KNOW HOW TO TREAT IT NO NEED TO EAT SO MUCH, OR LESS. WE MUST STILL BE HUMANS WE AREN’T ANIMALS. WE MUST STILL BE HUMANS!! Send this to relatives. Original by: Khongkwan Thanks, I hope you understand 💕 Lots of love 💕
Eli Gray
Eli Gray Hace 3 días
WS A Hace 3 días
Best is the cinamon with hot water and honey
Laborda Daniel-Kenneth
Laborda Daniel-Kenneth Hace 3 días
Dude,your intro and outro song is nice(P.S the birds look cute)
sunnydaler Hace 3 días
Laughed at Pooh paw on Chinese flag
GOOGLE 사용자 Hace 3 días
Thank you for making a helpful video! :)
_ 512
_ 512 Hace 3 días
*Please help Korean students!!!* I am a student currently living in Korea. The Korona virus is spreading in Korea, but The government of South Korea is going to start school as it is.😱Some of the students are currently infected with the Corona virus. Soon all the students will go to school. Many students are protesting, but the government is ignoring their opinions and trying to start school as it is. There are still many students in Korean schools who do not wear masks.. Many students are scared ahead of school. The dangerous situation of Korean students should be known a lot. 😭 *The sentence may be a little strange because it is using a translator. I ask for your understanding. Thank you for reading the long story.*
Twisted Foot
Twisted Foot Hace 3 días
I will try my best to help you. Don’t go to school no matter what the government says. Your health is far more important than school. If you are forced to go, wear a mask, wash hands frequently and stay away from infected people. Please, just protest and don’t go to school no matter what. If you get infected you will most likely survive. Just stay home and don’t go no matter what the government says and protest as much as you can
Max Yi
Max Yi Hace 3 días
No, China did not notify the world about the danger in Dec 2019. On January 14th, they still claimed that there were no human to human transmission.
YOUSRA ADLY Hace 3 días
Write your will & dont forget your favorit neighbours in it in the best scenarios. 😁
CD Hace 3 días
ARY news copied this animation and put it on national tv in pakistan. lol
lil sunfløwer
lil sunfløwer Hace 4 días
Ur talking so fast *sigh*
Jonathan Strobel
Jonathan Strobel Hace 4 días
We need to show this video this video to as many people as possible
gamer Geek
gamer Geek Hace 4 días
this is a dumb thought but coronavirus doesn’t realise it’s hurting us also it doesn’t realise that if it does kill us then it will be killing itself
Warc Arden
Warc Arden Hace 2 días
it’s not even a living thing, why would it try to think logically
ElectriX Hace 4 días
Kurzgesagt: Corona- ESwomen: *Demonitized.*
Kiri Hace 4 días
“If you can stay at home, stay at home to protect those who need to be out for society to function: doctors to cashiers, or *police officers*.” didnt end well
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