John Oliver returned from hiatus on Sunday for the one matter he admits “nobody needs to listen to” about, and that’s the pandemic.
However as an alternative of specializing in the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the host of HBO’s “Final Week Tonight” seemed forward to the following massive outbreak and the place it would begin.
“Scientists tried to warn us about ‘the following pandemic’ lengthy earlier than the present one hit,” he notes. “And we didn’t actually pay attention.”
Oliver stated that failure led to as we speak’s dire state of affairs ― but there’s each indication that it may occur yet again, proper right down to the failure to organize for a pandemic upfront.
“Sadly, there’s each probability that in any case that is over, we’ll find yourself treating the coronavirus like a extremely dangerous fart at Thanksgiving,” he noticed. “That’s, ready patiently for it to dissipate so we are able to by no means converse of it once more and collectively faux that it didn’t simply kill grandma.”
Now, he stated, there are already warning indicators of the place the pandemics of the longer term may start, together with unique pets, manufacturing unit farms… and folks kissing pigs.
Take a look at his full phase from HBO’s “Final Week Tonight” under:
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