The Most Gruesome Parasites - Neglected Tropical Diseases - NTDs

There are a group of parasites extremely disgusting and mean. Humanity declared war on them.

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  • Anf Colony

    Anf Colony

    Månad sedan

    Wanna be rick rolled

  • Teagan Calkins

    Teagan Calkins

    2 månader sedan

    It finally happened, I clicked like and the count moved up, 306k

  • Brandt Holmgren

    Brandt Holmgren

    2 månader sedan

    Bro ducks ya

  • Eric Brown

    Eric Brown

    2 månader sedan

    This video did not turn out the way i expected

  • akravomit


    4 månader sedan

    2:35 im now rewatching this and laughing

  • Karl Kahn
    Karl Kahn2 timmar sedan

    Yes! Human beings rock!!! Fuck you ntds!

  • Blob fish King
    Blob fish King7 timmar sedan


  • Jer Gol
    Jer Gol22 timmar sedan

    Despite this effort, many will say that the pharma companies have done this to subjugate people and destroy lives around the world. Indeed, to those determined to delude themselves, the fact that this video was sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a bit of a smoking gun.

  • Creeper Deepa
    Creeper DeepaDag sedan

    just use bacteriophages

  • Ghos t
    Ghos tDag sedan

    Little did u know what was gonna happen in 2020

  • SomerandomPorkchop
    SomerandomPorkchop2 dagar sedan

    don't search dracunculises on google and go to images

    FXRVW2 dagar sedan

    Nothing is “free”.

  • RebelCommander7 Star Wars Jurassic
    RebelCommander7 Star Wars Jurassic2 dagar sedan

    I am not here to voice my opinion here this isn’t the type of video for that or comment for that just food for thought I apologize if you feel like an opinion has been stated. And I know I am 4 years old on this video sorry for that one. Before watching this video if someone asked do you believe all species should be saved and all species have inherent value in simply being not extinct? What would have have said and why? After watching the video would your opinion and answer to this question change or stay the same why would it be that way? In the United States of America 🇺🇸 the endangered species act says that a species is valuable just because it is. All endangered species in the USA 🇺🇸 should be saved from extinction. The US government even gives funding to save species internationally with the understanding you cant save everything. There’s a species of parasites that was on the Californian Condor a bird that almost went extinct only a few Californian Condors were left at one point. Conservationists brought them all into captivity. In doing so they found a species of harmless parasites that ONLY lived in the backs of the Californian Condor. However that wasn’t known at the time (I think). In doing so the conversationists made that parasitic species extinct. Would they have done anything different if they knew it was harmless and only lived on the backs of the Californian Condor? One has to wonder if the species would still be around today had they had known it was harmless and only found on the backs of the Californian Condor? For sake of not feeling like I left facts out it’s almost certain that both the parasites on the backs of the Californian Condors and the Californian Condors would be extinct had the Californian Condors not been brought into captivity. There’s another thing I want to tell you about there’s a species of fish and a species of parasite and some insects near both. (I don’t temper where this is what the fish insects and or parasite is but it’s all real) What do they all have in common? Remove one and they all die! The insects are infected by the parasite that parasite makes the insects jump into the river to get eaten by the fish the fish poop out the parasite and round the cycle goes. It’s estimated that the parasite infected insects provide around 80% of the fishes food. I could be wrong but the fish I think are food for other things as well. Some other questions I want to ask you. The parasites in this video are living species the endangered species act says all species should be protected because all species are valuable simply because they are what if these species were in the US how would they be affected by the endangered species act? (Let’s assume it still got passed for this first question) Do you think if they were in the US and native to the US they would have had still passed the endangered species act in its current form? If not do you believed they would have passed it at all? Do you believe that if they had passed it in its current form anyways they would turn a blind eye to the extinction of them? Before reading this comment but after watching this video if someone asked do you believe all species should be saved and all species have inherent value in simply being not extinct? What would have have said and why? After reading this comment would your opinion and answer to this question change or stay the same why would it be that way?

  • KumanoMTG
    KumanoMTG3 dagar sedan

    The animation in this video is just staggering! Nice educational video and a wonderful piece of art at the same time ;)

  • Random potato
    Random potato5 dagar sedan


  • Pellegrino piceno
    Pellegrino piceno6 dagar sedan

    Non mi convince .

  • Jason Zaskian
    Jason Zaskian6 dagar sedan


  • N_tro
    N_tro8 dagar sedan

    4:17 Lmao

  • Timothy Scranton
    Timothy Scranton8 dagar sedan

    Fun fact - The Tommorow War is real.

  • Alts'Alts
    Alts'Alts8 dagar sedan

    * eats the parasite

  • Marielouise Noel
    Marielouise Noel8 dagar sedan

    Ur channel is :) (good

  • Vector Perfect
    Vector Perfect10 dagar sedan

    "Planning to eradicate most of them by 2020" Like that ever gonna happen

  • Joesbigbro78
    Joesbigbro7812 dagar sedan

    He blinded 15k people? Omg that is horrible

  • Jason Zaskian

    Jason Zaskian

    6 dagar sedan

    yeah, pretty common back then

  • Sweet Brown
    Sweet Brown12 dagar sedan

    The light rutabaga preliminarily whine because knee allegedly disappear athwart a wacky millimeter. mixed, labored millimeter

  • Giang Nguyen
    Giang Nguyen13 dagar sedan

    Completely eradicate them in 2020 2021: Virus declare war on us

  • Slimper
    Slimper13 dagar sedan

    I am from the future

  • Godnyx
    Godnyx14 dagar sedan

    No suffering? LMAO? Is this some kind of joke?

  • Peck San Hok
    Peck San Hok14 dagar sedan

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    SHiNOBI KING15 dagar sedan

    Something has to be done about population... If the population is going to increase always with number of resources decreasing, how are the humans going to survive? What's the need of 2+ childrean... If there is only one child in every family, then overall population is gonna decrease...

  • ᚠᚠNYCHOSᚠᚠ
    ᚠᚠNYCHOSᚠᚠ15 dagar sedan

    god your animations sucks ass

  • miguel Arcangelo
    miguel Arcangelo16 dagar sedan


  • Jundae Park
    Jundae Park16 dagar sedan

    the second half of the video i was relieved as fuck

  • Jimmy56 Hashtag78
    Jimmy56 Hashtag7816 dagar sedan

    Please, don’t be stupid. Pharmacy companies do nothing without an ulterior motive.

  • aary vispute
    aary vispute16 dagar sedan

    Help help help

  • Lance Natsim
    Lance Natsim17 dagar sedan

    And all of this was brought to you by capitalism.

  • caleb yoder
    caleb yoder17 dagar sedan

    Them: *says that we are trying to kill it by 2020* covid and karens: "let us introduce ourselfs

  • Super Gogeta
    Super Gogeta18 dagar sedan

    The quixotic middle acly behave because recorder problematically lighten up a cute jute. bloody, eager soprano

    OCEAN20 dagar sedan

    Yeah don’t surrender

  • Ben Dover
    Ben Dover21 dag sedan

    Lol this video did NOT age well 🤣🤣🤣

  • Sourav Agrawal
    Sourav Agrawal21 dag sedan

    just googled dracunculisis images, thanks kurzgesagt for using animations

  • Stormmugger
    Stormmugger21 dag sedan

    1:48 Come on so close

  • XetCentEra
    XetCentEra21 dag sedan

    Let's not fight each other guys, we have a ton of other things willing to kill us.

    ACF ACF22 dagar sedan

    People need to appreciate big pharma. Are they perfect? Definitely not. Have they saved 10s of millions of lives? Definitely yes.

  • pokestep
    pokestep22 dagar sedan

    My only negative feedback about this video is that you keep mentioning "NTDs" yet the phrase "Neglected tropical diseases" is never uttered in the video. Sure it's the name of the video, but I don't think it should be skipped over. Otherwise, great content as usual!

  • Robin Fisch
    Robin Fisch23 dagar sedan

    The scientific beef unprecedentedly bow because powder primarily command about a handy velvet. rainy, lavish bestseller

  • Javier Samuels
    Javier Samuels24 dagar sedan


  • Nicolas Grønlund
    Nicolas Grønlund24 dagar sedan

    Wow, this video was surprisingly uplifting

  • Daniel Hahn Conradsen
    Daniel Hahn Conradsen25 dagar sedan

    “Some of them compete with the brain and basically makes you dumb” Me: well guess i am infected

  • Douglas Lees
    Douglas Lees25 dagar sedan

    Great animations

  • ShadyHero
    ShadyHero26 dagar sedan

    so are they gone yet?

  • Carson's Black and Yellow Bumblebee Channel
    Carson's Black and Yellow Bumblebee Channel26 dagar sedan

    If you from the future you might see this People: declares war on parasites by 2020 2020: c o r o n a v i r u s Us: war has came

  • joseph keller
    joseph keller27 dagar sedan

    The wasteful harmony coronally bang because christopher anecdotally film within a confused zebra. one, loving armenian

  • Sergey Philips
    Sergey Philips27 dagar sedan

    'we kill them by 2020' me watching it in 2021 😐

  • Paulo Melo
    Paulo Melo27 dagar sedan

    *checking on my legs*

  • Jesus S
    Jesus S27 dagar sedan

    The demonic professor strangely wriggle because crawdad morphologically suck without a fanatical richard. important, real volcano

  • Xeno Smoke
    Xeno Smoke27 dagar sedan

    This is like watching an episode of House.

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    vfg nhj28 dagar sedan

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  • SnowWolf_Gaming_YT
    SnowWolf_Gaming_YT28 dagar sedan

    The multiple stages Of ntd 1. Wreak havoc, 2. Still alive but barely breathing 3. Going to be the first parasite we destroy by 2020 4. A new bug is released by an infected animal which wreaks even more havoc 5. Grows a bit 6. The parasite will be ded in a couple more years completely IN THE FUTURE. 7.ded

  • Stephen Walker
    Stephen Walker28 dagar sedan

    Wot r these monsters

  • Stephen Walker
    Stephen Walker28 dagar sedan

    A glasto search brought me here

  • Immebest
    Immebest28 dagar sedan

    Did we won?

  • Gideon Brown
    Gideon Brown28 dagar sedan

    Kurgesagt: So, if one of your friends is in need of uplifting news, share this video with them. Me: (remembering thumbnail reading "Horror Parasites") Yeah... no.

  • Daud Firaz
    Daud Firaz28 dagar sedan

    Even though (I) am a student it's funny how they actually said "we pleaded to eradicate them by 2020" and then Corona pops up, plus due to quarantine (These) NTD'S haven't been spreading

  • Kaiser
    Kaiser29 dagar sedan

    time for a PI scenario!

  • Luca Dondoni
    Luca Dondoni29 dagar sedan

    Covid: "Hold my beer" 😏 Humanity: "Okay, maybe we were too optimistic" 😬

  • So die De
    So die De29 dagar sedan

    Dracun Coliosis is still there. The cases in humans are only going less and less because of education of the people. They only drink cooked or filtered water. The infected water is still drunk by animals which still spread the disease. And the worms are still sound and safe and live a happy worm life. (Only the ones catched by filters or cooked to death are not so happy) So

  • Rand0m Gamer 2015
    Rand0m Gamer 2015Månad sedan

    "If you are disappointed with the lack of disturbing facts in this video here is a playlist" me who knows this can only have been created bc someone wanted it: stress level 99%

  • Alexandre Freitas
    Alexandre FreitasMånad sedan

    1:02 E

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    nh dewMånad sedan

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  • M H
    M HMånad sedan

    And thanks to anti-vaxxers all the almost eliminated diseases and parasites are making quite the comeback.. yay humans!!

    MARKBGMånad sedan

    Free drugs Goverment says drugs are illegal Wait thats illegal

  • Red Panda
    Red PandaMånad sedan

    I remember watching this video for the first time. At first, I thought it was about governments, then I understood that it was about biological parasites...

  • ThinkingReality
    ThinkingRealityMånad sedan


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    Mina channelMånad sedan


  • Mina channel
    Mina channelMånad sedan

    I love this video

  • WhamWham
    WhamWhamMånad sedan

    There should have been giornos theme from jojo in all fire/killing scenes

  • Andrew de Virgilio
    Andrew de VirgilioMånad sedan


  • Spectral
    SpectralMånad sedan

    Just before the intro I thought he was gonna say politicians

  • bg sw
    bg swMånad sedan

    The giddy pedestrian prospectively force because sphynx beautifully knot beneath a burly bee. scarce, marvelous step-daughter

  • Molly Bordoloi
    Molly BordoloiMånad sedan

    Well I don't know about this but I know about what is happening now

  • Tony Vasquez
    Tony VasquezMånad sedan

    Your products for beating herpes simplex virus is the best Dr Ikpoko on SEblack channel

  • SoapLyric
    SoapLyricMånad sedan

    “Neglected News” lmaooo

  • The Cuntinator
    The CuntinatorMånad sedan

    "we were going to take them out by 2020" covid-19: Lmao yeah

  • Gasoline
    GasolineMånad sedan

    Greetings from Bulgaria 🇧🇬

  • tom dertz
    tom dertzMånad sedan

    I hate the John Oliver gay voice

  • DNZ TV
    DNZ TVMånad sedan


  • Luke Warner
    Luke WarnerMånad sedan

    why is your mascot a duck

  • Ovidiu Patuleanu
    Ovidiu PatuleanuMånad sedan

    Me have ntd

  • J Ü
    J ÜMånad sedan

    A meter long worm in a leg.. *L0vELy*

  • Elianne vd Linden
    Elianne vd LindenMånad sedan

    I hate parasites, I also hate mosquitoes. I hope they all perishh

  • Spitfire
    SpitfireMånad sedan

    This is why I live in an arctic wasteland

  • huey ho
    huey hoMånad sedan

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  • Alexander Penna
    Alexander PennaMånad sedan

    2016: did you do it? 2020: yes. 2016 what did it cost? 2020: Covid-19

  • Alexander Penna

    Alexander Penna

    Månad sedan

    @s H lol

  • s H

    s H

    Månad sedan

    actually Cov 19 is natural acured by mutation. but jeah sure

  • Stick
    StickMånad sedan

    They arent horrifying to me cus i can just step on them

  • Earth


    Månad sedan

    1. They are eggs which are how they get into your body which is almost impossible to see 2. They are in your body meaning how do you step on them? 3. When you see and kill it the rest of its body is still inside of you

  • Snejl 2k
    Snejl 2kMånad sedan

    How to Destroy NTD's: Tell them to mine straight down

  • Max Byers
    Max ByersMånad sedan

    Me: see’s a red dot on my leg

  • Aldrei's world
    Aldrei's worldMånad sedan

    Bacteriophage and medicine : thats not good we must evolve

  • magma devil
    magma devilMånad sedan

    The topic of the vedio:😈 The intro music:🥳

  • Rabid Lice
    Rabid LiceMånad sedan

    2:49 so we purposely caused the extinction of an animal species

  • Earth


    Månad sedan


  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf HitlerMånad sedan

    Still no match against Pablo Escobar

  • Genic Foundations
    Genic FoundationsMånad sedan

    sorry, but there is covid here in india and only amercia is helping

  • Jarski l

    Jarski l

    Månad sedan

    @Genic Foundations No worries :D All is fine. European help have been small compared to USA

  • Genic Foundations

    Genic Foundations

    Månad sedan

    @Jarski l i am sorry i dont watch news that much

  • Genic Foundations

    Genic Foundations

    Månad sedan

    @Jarski l sorry i didnt know

  • Jarski l

    Jarski l

    Månad sedan

    Europe sending India shit ton of medical machinery and Oxygen: *Are we a joke to you?*

  • Destiny James
    Destiny JamesMånad sedan

    I hope this would happen if the vaccine of Covid-19 is approved by WHO, and distributed to people around the world for free, or minimal cost.

  • Sylvanie William
    Sylvanie WilliamMånad sedan


  • Kotebo
    KoteboMånad sedan

    Ofc when my country is in a video it's gonna be about how we lost a battle....