How To Make America "Pandemic Proof" - Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Our friend Dr. Sanjay Gupta returns to The Late Show to preview his new book, "World War C," and tells Stephen what steps we could take now to ward off the next pandemic.

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  1. TheBestbackingtracks


    10 uur geleden

    GAIN OF FUNCTION = emerging pathogens?? LMAO

  2. Chris


    14 uur geleden

    Wow. Incredibly interesting.

  3. Cedrick Paiement

    Cedrick Paiement

    Dag geleden

    I hate this show but he had a good point in the end

  4. Havendale Blvd

    Havendale Blvd

    Dag geleden

    Two shills.

  5. Sisqo


    Dag geleden

    Anyone watch this "doctor" get taken to school by the comedian joe rogan?? 😂😂😂 what a sorry excuse!!!

  6. barrie


    Dag geleden

    Two beta males lying through their teeth…

  7. Car Ramrod82

    Car Ramrod82

    Dag geleden

    Dude is just cashing in like the rest of them. If he truly cared about health he would talk about everything, including Ivermectin, Hydroxychloroquine, and zinc. Or how about those with a healthy immune system have 99.98% chance of nothing to worry about. Instead it’s jab jab jab, mask mask mask, shutdown shutdown shutdown. If you can’t see the totalitarianism in this, he gets richer off a book deal while average Americans suffer from his “solutions”, you know suffer for the greater good, then you are a part of the communist problem

  8. B


    Dag geleden

    Now one will ever believe this fraud again

  9. Blastlist2021


    2 dagen geleden


  10. david fritzsche

    david fritzsche

    2 dagen geleden

    Fraud... all fraud

  11. royston rubble

    royston rubble

    2 dagen geleden

    As if anyone still believes this quack

  12. james cummins

    james cummins

    2 dagen geleden

    I bet that coffee he is drinking tastes good

  13. Dwayne


    2 dagen geleden

    Neurosurgeon not virologist, right?!

  14. sherpaderp dingo

    sherpaderp dingo

    2 dagen geleden

    Anybody here after joe rogan absolutely barbecued this pseud?

  15. Gregory Galker

    Gregory Galker

    2 dagen geleden

    A good way would be to stop lying about therapeutics

  16. Z N

    Z N

    3 dagen geleden

    Sanjay Gupta has been the trusted voice of reason throughout this disaster. A national treasure

  17. Not Today

    Not Today

    3 dagen geleden

    Rogan exposed this "doctor" for the POS liar that he is

  18. Joseph Morrone

    Joseph Morrone

    3 dagen geleden

    Let's go Brandon! FJB

  19. turtle g

    turtle g

    4 dagen geleden

    Nobody will buy his fake news leftist blah blah

  20. cuzz63


    4 dagen geleden

    Dr Gupta was recently schooled by Joe

  21. Bradley Riles

    Bradley Riles

    4 dagen geleden

    One simple answer. Make gain of function a crime against humanity and bomb anyone conducting it.

  22. Lance B

    Lance B

    4 dagen geleden

    Stop partnering with communists to create viruses that kill millions. Let's at least.....start there.

  23. Virgie T

    Virgie T

    4 dagen geleden

    Hey, Sanjay, dies it bother you that you and your network CNN lied about the horse medication?

  24. Dennison Gaetz

    Dennison Gaetz

    4 dagen geleden

    Watch the JRE with Dr. Gupta for an amazing talk.

  25. Jake Long

    Jake Long

    4 dagen geleden

    Someone should take that quacks license away. It's sad people can't see his stupid

  26. HapaHarley


    5 dagen geleden

    fat is not beautiful. it's detrimental to your health and it's important to be honest about that

  27. scrout


    5 dagen geleden

    Not so easy on Rogan huh?

  28. lew allen

    lew allen

    5 dagen geleden

    Lol love the joe rogan interview showing this guy don’t give a shit

  29. wrsantos


    5 dagen geleden

    This “doctor” couldn’t even tell the truth about his network lying and defaming other influencers. #cancelcnn

    • cuzz63


      4 dagen geleden

      exposed by Joe Rogan.

  30. Fifth Boy

    Fifth Boy

    5 dagen geleden

    Gupta is a shill.

  31. Abel Batista

    Abel Batista

    6 dagen geleden

    Universal vaccines and diet control

  32. Jack Burton

    Jack Burton

    6 dagen geleden

    Thank you Doctor for pointing out the elephant in the room that is the unhealthy life style and how it impacts this country.

  33. Kit Coffey

    Kit Coffey

    7 dagen geleden

    Stop going into wild areas, killing wild animals, & messing with nature. These are diseases from wild animals that spread to humans. Stop eating wild animals. Also large scale cattle/livestock farming operations need to be re-thought... for reasons including that they exacerbate climate change. We know what needs doing. Time to grow up & do it.

  34. Ellens Story

    Ellens Story

    7 dagen geleden

    Wow, Dr Gupta is really smart and easy to understand. Very humble.

  35. Parnel Pospahala

    Parnel Pospahala

    7 dagen geleden

    The diseases of affluence. If by that Dr Gupta means the affluent food producing corporations making billions by using fillers/ hidden sugars/ synthetic chemical compositions/ package it up real pretty & pass it off as food in billion $ grocery store chains; if That is what he means by affluent!?

  36. T S

    T S

    7 dagen geleden




    7 dagen geleden

    So much common sense, which is so uncommon these days... Let's hope some of those naysayers, blinded by idiotic politicians, will take this on board, act quickly, and get vaccinated!! Thanks Dr G.

  38. themarkl0813


    8 dagen geleden

    Prevention...well by God our hospital system would crumble lol

  39. jodinsan


    8 dagen geleden

    How do we make America "Pandemic Proof"? Turns out, we've known the answer for generations: "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

  40. erik schaepers

    erik schaepers

    9 dagen geleden

    2" 58

  41. anndrea stembridge

    anndrea stembridge

    9 dagen geleden

    I may not have understood what you guys were saying, or maybe it was a lack of communication…. Either way, I’m lost…😏😒😔

  42. Sakinah A.

    Sakinah A.

    9 dagen geleden

    I'm disappointed that SC didn't discuss the origins of diseases like SARS-1 and SARS-CoV-2 (incl. MERSA) in relation to certain animal species and the exploitation/extermination of animals for human purposes.

  43. A. Shul

    A. Shul

    9 dagen geleden

    If we actually wanted to *prevent* pandemics, and not just prevent constantly emerging pathogens from becoming pandemics (which isn’t a solution, it’s like putting a bucket under a leak in the roof), the changes required are a lot more far reaching than anything he seems to be mentioning in his book. Sure, it’s good to have a pandemic defense plan in case one spreads to the US, but the real issue is that in China, the government allows for domestic consumption of wildlife, even though time and again we’ve seen that pathogens cross over to humans from these animals. And also, they continue allowing unhygienic wet markets to operate. The UN needs to take collective action to sanction China and force their hand to change their policies, so that it doesn’t keep happening. This pandemic killed millions of people and caused trillions in economic loss. Why is the rest of the world not holding them accountable? We surely would be doing so if they had directly attacked in an armed conflict. How is this any less damaging? Furthermore, pandemics arise from continuing deforestation globally, which results in increased contact between humans/domestic animals and wildlife. And finally, pandemics can also originate from factory farming. So if we really wanted to prevent pandemics, it would require creating legislation that would limit these activities and the general population to agree to change their meat eating lifestyle. Of course, moving in this direction (limiting deforestation and factory farming) is also necessary anyways because of the climate crisis. But because governments are ruled by the interests of big businesses, nothing will happen unless there is enormous public pressure. So, we’re screwed.

  44. Patrick Sanders

    Patrick Sanders

    9 dagen geleden

    2/3rds of your taxes goes to the military budget.

  45. Patrick Sanders

    Patrick Sanders

    9 dagen geleden

    Take .001% from the Defence budget and we could pay for pandemic prevention AND eliminate Covid!

  46. Ruth Christianson

    Ruth Christianson

    9 dagen geleden

    I wish some of the off grid homesteaders on NLid would listen to Dr. Gupta. They seem to think that the vaccine is the enemy. Several will be losing their in-town day jobs because the employers are now mandating employees get vaccinated and the ones refusing will get fired. They would rather face losing their farm rather than get vaccinated. It boggles my mind.

  47. Joe Phillips

    Joe Phillips

    10 dagen geleden

    I wish he would have pointed out that we would't have pandemics if we didn't eat animals. If you like eating animals, viruses are part of the price tag. Its just that simple.

  48. bot yeezy b

    bot yeezy b

    10 dagen geleden

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  49. Jennifer Patterson

    Jennifer Patterson

    10 dagen geleden

    So um…if you live in a food desert then you aren’t affluent. You are poor in a capitalist society. Let’s just get that hypocrisy straight.

  50. Noel Ryan

    Noel Ryan

    10 dagen geleden

    Old saying in the not-so-affluent times "A penny worth of prevention is better than a dollar's worth of cure". What if we decided to save bigly by not having a military. What would we do then if we got attacked or invaded?

  51. Al Bere

    Al Bere

    10 dagen geleden

    In America the only ones who are not treated like but even better than humans are: corporations.

  52. Lisa Rose

    Lisa Rose

    10 dagen geleden

    He’s such a good human We need more like him in the medical ( and political) world

  53. J R

    J R

    10 dagen geleden


  54. Michael Venezia

    Michael Venezia

    10 dagen geleden

    so THATS the long con.....make a UNIVERSAL vaccine and not allow any one without it to live or do anything........May God be With us All

  55. Dipendra from Nepal 🇳🇵

    Dipendra from Nepal 🇳🇵

    10 dagen geleden

    You are right , people don't spend for prevention but they always wanting for cure

  56. Susan Craig

    Susan Craig

    10 dagen geleden

    Have we considered the role of food in our body's immune response? There are known carcinogens, mutagens and an overabundance of antibiotics in ALL the prepackaged, highly processed "food" we consume. Big Pharma may convince us that only drugs will save us, so I advise all those Micky D's diners to be vaccinated immediately. Please realize that a healthy body consists of ALL that goes into it. From taking in fresh air (preferably near trees) to a satisfying poop, YOU have control over your body, your diet, digestion and your immune response. IMHO, it is whole foods, local, organic food - that I fix myself; THAT is the best medicine.

  57. Doina Campean

    Doina Campean

    10 dagen geleden

    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has been saying the same thing for years...

    • Kit Coffey

      Kit Coffey

      7 dagen geleden

      MEDICARE for ALL with vision/dental/Mental health/hearing & eligibility age of ZERO! Unlinked from employment status so you can go get ANY JOB YOU WANT! DEMAND IT! Get off social media, demand more from local/state/fed government by calling & writing your electeds, and VOTE every year!

  58. Guillermo A. Nery Gómez

    Guillermo A. Nery Gómez

    10 dagen geleden

    1:25 reminds me of the climate change problem. Sci education has failed in the US. The uncontrolled pandemic and unchecked climate change are two results.

  59. LeeAnn Harris-Brookes

    LeeAnn Harris-Brookes

    10 dagen geleden

    Okay I don’t want bill Maher talk about how dr don’t talk about obesity and risks to these epidemic diseases! The problem is the politicians don’t believe it’s their place to dictate. They can as dr g mentioned is allot the money but unfortunately political socks can change so often that no one wants the bill from the previous guy

  60. Michael _

    Michael _

    10 dagen geleden

    These people care more about selling their book than people.

  61. elimarrin


    10 dagen geleden

    Excellent thesis, Dr Gupta!!!

  62. Joseph Aguado

    Joseph Aguado

    10 dagen geleden

    This country got hit the hardest? We have vaccines we're throwing away and refusing to give to other countries. He made some good points about food deserts and prevention but damn.

    • Susan Kay

      Susan Kay

      10 dagen geleden

      The US has purchased over 1 BILLION vaccines and distributed them to other countries, base on need - 500,000,000 in May and another 500,000,000 in August. The US has spent more than triple the cost of vaccine development, manufacturing, support and distribution than any other first world country.

  63. H R H

    H R H

    10 dagen geleden

    What Dr. Gupta didn't say about 'pandemic preparedness' is all the agencies that have NO interest in keeping us healthy or making changes to fight disease. The SUGAR Industry has NO interest in talking their product out of...well, everything that we eat. The TRAVEL Industry certainly has NO interest in medical quarantines. I could literally go on and on about one industry after another that has NO interest in doing a damn thing to medicate this or any other pandemic.

  64. abocas


    10 dagen geleden

    Dr. Gupta was very much the humble voice o reason through this health crisis. Even here in Europe, many of us "supplemented" our knowledge about Covid with his daily/weekly briefings.

  65. MR intel

    MR intel

    11 dagen geleden

    When visiting Texas, I never came across a restaurant which did not serve sugared and oversalted food. This is the perfect recipe to make people sick. It's pure insanity.

  66. Adam Infinity

    Adam Infinity

    11 dagen geleden

    No one was saying eat right and exercise in the media the entire 20 months. They said stay inside, don't go anywhere. They closed down gyms and kept McDonald's open.

    • Kit Coffey

      Kit Coffey

      7 dagen geleden

      If your city isn't WALKABLE, maybe start there. Walkable cities > Paying for gyms. Get off social media & write to your electeds & VOTE

  67. Ruben Devereaux

    Ruben Devereaux

    11 dagen geleden

    I don't know why people don't listen to somebody like this. He is coherent extremely well dressed, and has everything put together. I could have listened to him for another 20 minutes to 5 hours.

    • HapaHarley


      5 dagen geleden

      did you listen to him nervously tap dance his way through the 3 hr podcast w/ rogan? hilarious. he actually admitted cnn lied

  68. Doug Grinbergs

    Doug Grinbergs

    11 dagen geleden

    U.S.A.: Uncle Sam's AmeriCare: expanded, improved single-payer Medicare-for-all - vision, hearing, dental, mental #M4A #UHC #UniversalHealthCoverage #EverybodyInNobodyOut

  69. Arthur He

    Arthur He

    11 dagen geleden

    “wealthier countries got hit the hardest” not the No.2 economy, so the real difference is "freedom"

  70. PIMI AnimaVDO

    PIMI AnimaVDO

    11 dagen geleden

    So, prevention wise, Dr. Gupta and pundit Bill Maher are thinking alike in terms of investing in proper food and no "food desert" to assure better and healthier lifestyles for all citizens... Pro-active Prevention instead of just Reactive patchworks that costs so much more, money and life wise... Gee-whiz, what a concept! ;) Ask more of your government and aim for better prevention. Stay Safe & Stay Smart. M :) (and do get the vaccine... it just works.)

  71. L Y

    L Y

    11 dagen geleden

    I just internalized the music from 3:09- 3:31. I have played it 4 times in a row. Something about it just resonates inside… 💓🎶😌

  72. me Ashley

    me Ashley

    11 dagen geleden

    Listen to this man! There's has to be more compassion and less greed

  73. James Stuart

    James Stuart

    11 dagen geleden

    Great ideas Dr Gupta but US doesn't have a "health care system" to begin with

  74. Aural Angst

    Aural Angst

    11 dagen geleden

    If morbidity doesn't hit the public purse, where is the government's motivation to ensure its constituents stay healthy?

  75. Xavier McGann

    Xavier McGann

    11 dagen geleden

    Well spoken.

  76. Fish in a Barrel

    Fish in a Barrel

    11 dagen geleden

    I love that Colbert has medical and scientific experts on the show and treats them as celebrities. Dr. Gupta needs a position within the White House.

  77. StupidGitMarmoset


    11 dagen geleden

    Dr Gupta, You can not teach this country how to eat properly. 6O percent of this country is far too beligerant and mistrustful and delusional to take even the most sound and well thought out advice from the government.

  78. michael sanford

    michael sanford

    11 dagen geleden

    Let’s defund the military and put the money where it’s needed if we have all this extra money for military defense last time I checked we’re not at war with anyone

  79. Alexei M S Cruz

    Alexei M S Cruz

    11 dagen geleden

    but the problem remains how to sway the anti-vaxxers, who were fed with lies by those of political interests and conspiracy theorists, back into common sense and be vaccinated... Dr Gupta has the philosophy right in attacking the problem of the pandemic but the solution to sway those anti-vaxxers needs to be addressed...

  80. D.E.B. B

    D.E.B. B

    11 dagen geleden

    We can't become pandemic proof, until we become a society which values science above religion. As long as 'I believe' is more important than 'I can prove', tens of millions of Americans will ignore facts, and prefer to believe whatever they want, no matter how much it may endanger others as well as themselves.

  81. michael sanford

    michael sanford

    11 dagen geleden

    So what does the FDA do these days? O ya pump a bunch of crap out on our markets that wont even be allow to be sold in other countries. Antibiotic in your meats Hydroponic growth additives for your fruits and veggies. And preservatives in everything. Even your water will kill you “Flint” Did i miss anything.. i guess you still have air..

  82. Matt Moody

    Matt Moody

    11 dagen geleden

    Just add it to the Defense Budget.

  83. tcuster55


    11 dagen geleden

    Wealthy counties hit harder because we are out if shape

  84. Jeff White

    Jeff White

    11 dagen geleden

    How much of the budget was getting Republicans to cooperate? (Hint: $9B is not nearly enough.)

  85. speck


    11 dagen geleden

    You're never gonna stop Americans from eating unhealthy food unless each person decides for themselves that they want to do it. Fast food and processed food is, quick, easy, relatively inexpensive, loaded with calories, and satisfies big American appetites. Good luck.

    • Kit Coffey

      Kit Coffey

      7 dagen geleden

      More a FARM BILL problem... Farm Bill subsidizes Big Ag to make corn, soy, sugar, & dairy cheap. We need to subsidize fruits and vegetables and make those perishables cheaper instead of demonizing poor people trying to stretch their SNAP dollars with food that doesn't rot in 2 days. Don't be hating on SNAP users in poverty. Everyone knows fruits & vegs are healthier for them. Let's subsidize them and make fruits and Vegs as cheap as we have made corn, soy, sugar, & dairy (through government subsidies). Make the HEALTHY choice the CHEAP and EASY choice and people WILL eat healthy. No need for blaming, shaming, classism. Heaven forbid _you_ ever need SNAP help. Demonize greedy untaxed corporations, not individuals needing help. Punch UP, not down on struggling people.

    • soth1 sol

      soth1 sol

      11 dagen geleden

      corn subsidies alone

  86. Josh Summate

    Josh Summate

    11 dagen geleden

    So right, let's all just do what we are told by higher up

    • Ian Alcorn

      Ian Alcorn

      11 dagen geleden

      When that higher up is a legitimate subject matter expert, then yes.

  87. Val Crump

    Val Crump

    11 dagen geleden

    On one hand, you have an eloquent, knowledgeable, compassionate man, and on the other hand, you have people that won’t, not can’t, understand.

    • silverado


      Dag geleden

      If you are vaccinated what are you so scared about ?

    • don'tbelieve whatyouaretold

      don'tbelieve whatyouaretold

      10 dagen geleden

      That's behind his point for the need for prevention including the need to educate and change the viewpoint. It wouldn't happen overnight but it can be done to the point of swaying the majority to the viewpoint.

  88. Thomas Darling

    Thomas Darling

    11 dagen geleden

    Yup that's why I never eat veggies or exercise

  89. Cannabis King 420

    Cannabis King 420

    11 dagen geleden

    I lost a 110 pounds👍

  90. Hexagon Harry

    Hexagon Harry

    11 dagen geleden

    Benjamin Franklin knew this in 1736: "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

  91. Pete Dog

    Pete Dog

    11 dagen geleden

    We are a fat ass, entitle people in the USA. Too consumed with convenience and gluttony to change our lives for the greater good. It is going to be a hoot this holiday season with all of the supply chain issues. Imagine not getting what you want dropped on your porch, when you want it, at the click of a mouse? Oh, the humanity!

  92. Raja Storr

    Raja Storr

    11 dagen geleden

    Love Dr. Sanjays tie!

  93. StraightShooterGaming


    11 dagen geleden

    nice sentiment about health food availability. Let me explain why it wont work. Our nation is a nation of wage slaves. People work crazy hours to keep up with increased cost of living and inflation. Wages remain stagnant. When someone works a 10 hour shift and sit in traffic for another hour to get home they don't want to spend another 30 minutes preparing a healthy meal. They just want to eat something fast and that tastes good. Usually that involves empty carbs and sugar. Our problem is not only one of availability its one of our population being overly stressed, depressed, and exhausted. For that same reason no one wants to go for a 40 minute run either. Fun fact: In antiquity the fattest people were often the wealthiest. Being fat was a sign of prosperity compared to peasants that couldn't afford food. I'd bet my bottom dollar that the opposite is true now. Being fit is a sign of wealth as you can afford gym memberships with personal trainers and have enough free time to cook meals. I'd bet that if a study was done they'd find a causal link between poverty and obesity.

  94. toto now

    toto now

    11 dagen geleden

    Nobody in power WANTS to help. Yeah, all the ideas would be great but until we band together and MAKE it happen then it’s just talk .

  95. Ricky Ross

    Ricky Ross

    11 dagen geleden

    *The reality of the rich and the poor is this: the rich invest their money and spend what is left. The poor spend their money and invest what is left"*

  96. Savannah M. Laurentian

    Savannah M. Laurentian

    11 dagen geleden

    I believe stupidity is the no. 1 disease of affluence.

    • soth1 sol

      soth1 sol

      11 dagen geleden


  97. More Salad

    More Salad

    11 dagen geleden

    Out of all the health care spending in one year, only 3% goes toward preventative health.

  98. Elizabeth


    11 dagen geleden

    "Diseases of affluence" ~ sad, but true .... and such a great point about how these made the U.S. more susceptible to covid-19. What's the phrase: "An ounce of prevention ...."

  99. Mel T

    Mel T

    11 dagen geleden

    Too many chemicals -- sanitizing sprays aerosols and hand sanitizer weakens immune systems further... third world countries do not use large part of course due to not affording /unavailability ... I have watched countless of public places here OVERUSE. People are using too much because they are not thinking clearly . So as a result harming themselves and others. Buy stock in the near future for items concerning respiratory issues .😕😕😕