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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    • Teagan Calkins

      Teagan Calkins

      10 dagen geleden

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

    • Brandt Holmgren

      Brandt Holmgren

      14 dagen geleden

      Bro ducks ya

    • Eric Brown

      Eric Brown

      15 dagen geleden

      This video did not turn out the way i expected

    • akravomit


      2 maanden geleden

      2:35 im now rewatching this and laughing

    • lɪ'neɪə


      4 maanden geleden

      @7 Fuck you

  2. Jeronimo mod

    Jeronimo mod

    40 minuten geleden

    🤔 so they didn't get some sort of funding? The money just came out of thin air?

  3. Ker Loz

    Ker Loz

    11 uur geleden

    The embarrassed half-brother ophthalmoscopically tremble because ease usually flap until a second-hand yam. profuse, wary quotation

  4. wwpfan1


    Dag geleden

    Did anyone noticed the "Stay Home" trend? They knew four years before the covid

  5. Billie A

    Billie A

    Dag geleden

    I looooooove your channel, thank u for amusing info♥️

  6. KirisakiJake


    Dag geleden

    *in the far future of Universal Century* We've made a worse version of NTD specifically to combat a race of people

  7. cikheca ritukku

    cikheca ritukku

    2 dagen geleden

    The elated ferryboat microbiologically roll because wholesaler desirably arrest alongside a ethereal weasel. yielding, like change

  8. Delbert Boyles

    Delbert Boyles

    2 dagen geleden

    The grouchy engine psychologically call because slave ecologically release under a harsh hardware. agonizing, brave landmine

  9. أخى الصغير__My little Brother

    أخى الصغير__My little Brother

    3 dagen geleden

    They are came from the mythology

  10. AryaN


    3 dagen geleden

    0:56 Chicken version Kurzgesagt: What are these monsters straight out of an alien world, seeking to eat us, steal our eggs and wreck our lives.

  11. James Hughes

    James Hughes

    3 dagen geleden

    Aha ha millions of doses of medicine wouldn’t that be a CRAZY situation... 18 billion dollars of drugs wow that’s great....

  12. Myles Wolfe

    Myles Wolfe

    4 dagen geleden

    Have they killed them all now?

  13. M L

    M L

    4 dagen geleden

    [[ BEWARE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS PARASITE IN THE UNITED STATES]] You ever hear of this parasite? It's called the "Money Parasite". These nasty parasites have been around for a long time, but now infect the internet, scaring people, and getting them to buy miracle drugs and magical ingredients The source of this infection is a handful of companies that sell these miracle ingredients. If you really believe you have a health issue you should seek a doctor, but don't get your medical advise from people online. Many of them suffer from symptoms of Money Parasite infection.

  14. JW - 04PN 835257 Burnhamthorpe PS

    JW - 04PN 835257 Burnhamthorpe PS

    5 dagen geleden

    2:47: Yes, we got rid of roughly 3, 500, 000 cases. Along with millions of people. We got rid of millions of people. Are you proud yet?

  15. Kirby J

    Kirby J

    5 dagen geleden

    People are amazing

  16. GizmoTheKing


    6 dagen geleden

    4:58 it says stay at home Me: *lockdown flashbacks......*

  17. Corbin Bratcher

    Corbin Bratcher

    6 dagen geleden

    did we win yet?

  18. Barry B Benson

    Barry B Benson

    7 dagen geleden

    Don't let China see this

  19. MaxGameing


    7 dagen geleden

    Free drugs I got free druuugs

  20. big dick energy manifestation

    big dick energy manifestation

    7 dagen geleden

    that’a very interesting way to pronounce byzantine

  21. Alberto Ramírez

    Alberto Ramírez

    8 dagen geleden

    any1 knows how things are going so far?

  22. Yusuf Seran Doğmuş

    Yusuf Seran Doğmuş

    8 dagen geleden

    4:58 stay at home, you are scareing me kurzgesagt

  23. Mr05 Plays

    Mr05 Plays

    9 dagen geleden

    Killing most of them by 2020 Ly Corona virus in 2020 😎

  24. Jellyfesh


    9 dagen geleden

    You literally made me afraid to drink water

  25. B O I

    B O I

    9 dagen geleden

    Me watching this in 2021

  26. Eraclese


    9 dagen geleden

    Literally the .001% of germs that hand sanitizer doesn't kill

  27. 碩碩


    10 dagen geleden

    Parasite: I can infect anyone in the world Bubonic Plague: are you kidding me Neutrophile: I'll kick you all "Bubonic Parasite Phile Dance"

  28. stacy swiss

    stacy swiss

    10 dagen geleden

    Stop giving China ideas!!!

  29. Ryan Lamb

    Ryan Lamb

    11 dagen geleden

    Wow 2020 sounds like it's gonna be a great year

  30. cococorino


    11 dagen geleden

    3:35 this guy has two right hands

  31. Miles Thorn

    Miles Thorn

    12 dagen geleden

    ha! In 2020, the world got sent into a burning hellscape! I guess the torch animation was more accurate than I expected!

  32. ws sim

    ws sim

    12 dagen geleden


  33. DarkValkyrie 709

    DarkValkyrie 709

    12 dagen geleden

    oh in a nutshell of 2020 CORONA VIRUS

  34. Iron Sovereign

    Iron Sovereign

    12 dagen geleden

    Oh sweet, human genocidal habits used for something good for one

  35. Syed Omid Hussein Kazimi

    Syed Omid Hussein Kazimi

    12 dagen geleden

    I was born in 2013

    • Paszteśnik


      12 dagen geleden


  36. Lioncat Dev Studio

    Lioncat Dev Studio

    12 dagen geleden

    4:55 "Stay at home" Hmm

  37. Jhamali Wees

    Jhamali Wees

    13 dagen geleden

    je ne comprends pas le délire ,titre et prez en Français pour un contenus anglais ???? c'est quoi cette merde ?

  38. Tolga Çokaygil

    Tolga Çokaygil

    13 dagen geleden

    After that video my anxiety is raising over %99

  39. Ivan Morris

    Ivan Morris

    15 dagen geleden

    "Welcome to Kurzgesagt, where today the existential crisis we will be discussing is how you will die again for the 4,000,000,000th time,"

  40. Itz Valid

    Itz Valid

    15 dagen geleden

    Ntds scare me

  41. ShadowRoses


    15 dagen geleden

    ✨New Fear Unlocked!✨

  42. Nightbot


    15 dagen geleden

    Ha, jokes on you, i already have an eyesight of a bat.

  43. Vinit


    15 dagen geleden

    This is frightening than horror movie

  44. - 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁 -

    - 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁 -

    15 dagen geleden

    2:34 *laughs in 2021*

  45. John Gonzalez

    John Gonzalez

    15 dagen geleden

    Ntds: BOI WE WILL WE WILL END YOU YEAH hoomins: ... ou my a wa mu chin do u

  46. Ky Bravo 37

    Ky Bravo 37

    16 dagen geleden

    Sponsored by Bill Gates 😬

    • Timothy Hill

      Timothy Hill

      9 dagen geleden


  47. Hrishikesh Anil

    Hrishikesh Anil

    16 dagen geleden

    the story at the beginning did not make sense at all to the rest of video

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      16 dagen geleden

      It would, if you were smarter.

  48. JY - 06PS 782412 Thomas Street MS

    JY - 06PS 782412 Thomas Street MS

    16 dagen geleden

    (gr)eat duck

  49. Deadly Diamond

    Deadly Diamond

    17 dagen geleden

    0:11 "Stop! You've violated the law!" Also, its 2021, I think Covid saved NTDs

  50. Pog Diamond

    Pog Diamond

    17 dagen geleden

    I read it 7 times i always thought it said horror parents

  51. Shikha Shrivas Bhardwaj

    Shikha Shrivas Bhardwaj

    17 dagen geleden

    2021 is already here

  52. macewenart


    17 dagen geleden

    This video brought to you by Big Pharma!!

  53. Doapin


    17 dagen geleden

    "We have eradicated 99.9% of NTD's" Coronavirus: _my turn_

    • 碩碩


      10 dagen geleden

      my turn = dead turn

    • 碩碩


      10 dagen geleden

      _ owo _

    • 碩碩


      10 dagen geleden

      2025: Vacciene of Coronavirus is here Ebola and the Bubonic Plague: Our turns

  54. Benya1997


    17 dagen geleden

    Jesus. Christ. “These diseases cripple people resulting in so much economic loss” um... economists should go to jail period your utilitarianism is showing =_=

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      8 dagen geleden

      @Someone Else so saying the damage they do is now a bad thing?

    • Someone Else

      Someone Else

      10 dagen geleden

      @Toastbrottitan _ He is right though. This line was even structured like an anecdote: "They do unimaginable damage" *shows person getting beaten up by a parasite* "by crippling people and destroy billions in income" 🤦‍♂️

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      16 dagen geleden

      Are you stupid?

  55. Dudepilot 747

    Dudepilot 747

    17 dagen geleden

    4:54. "STAY AT HOME" That aged well!

  56. Some Bruh Moments

    Some Bruh Moments

    18 dagen geleden

    4:54 "Stay at home" it's interesting

  57. Tank Man

    Tank Man

    18 dagen geleden


  58. Karim Nagy

    Karim Nagy

    18 dagen geleden

    I just wanted to enjoy my gummy worms while watching a vid, I have so many regrets.

  59. Sheikh Riyaz

    Sheikh Riyaz

    18 dagen geleden

    4:58... I have got a have you...of seeing "STAY AT HOME"

  60. Edins


    19 dagen geleden

    What the hell why was this vid so so so difrent

  61. HOURS Gameplay

    HOURS Gameplay

    19 dagen geleden

    COVID-19: hold mah 🍺



    19 dagen geleden

    i have a fear of parasites so this is actually scary to me

  63. How About No

    How About No

    20 dagen geleden

    Parasites aren't that scary, the immune system has several anti-parasite immune functions to protect us

    • How About No

      How About No

      15 dagen geleden

      @Toastbrottitan _ you say that, but if the immune system is as ineffective as you say then humanity would'a died out long before medical help was available. Afterall, I've survived my fair share of deadly illnesses without medical help.

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      15 dagen geleden

      @How About No not your immunsystem is strong, modern medicine/society is. The drinking water is clean, antibiotica is avaible, most dangerous diseases are (were) at the edge of extingtion, your probaly vaccinated anyways, you don't lack nutrition or water and you aren't living in the nature. Yes the common cold can kill you, but it isn't very likely, execpt if you were /are sick before with something that damaged or destroyed your immunsystem.

    • How About No

      How About No

      15 dagen geleden

      @Toastbrottitan _ well thank goodness my immune system works extremely well then, I've survived my fair share of nasty illnesses

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      15 dagen geleden

      @How About No yes, the common cold kills people year.

    • How About No

      How About No

      15 dagen geleden

      @Toastbrottitan _ so, it's totally within the realm of possibility that I catch an illness that's survivable, but my immune system gets overwhelmed and so I remain ill for longer and get lifelong issues? For example?

  64. billy


    20 dagen geleden


  65. 12345 67890

    12345 67890

    21 dag geleden

    2:55 wait a minute, last time I checked worms were invertebrates

  66. T Rex

    T Rex

    21 dag geleden

    What are the other 9 NTDs?

    • Sparx the time keeper

      Sparx the time keeper

      21 dag geleden

      ur mom

  67. Веселин Миленов

    Веселин Миленов

    22 dagen geleden


  68. Big fat Robot

    Big fat Robot

    22 dagen geleden

    I hope water I drank isn't infected cause idk is it

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      16 dagen geleden

      It probaly isn't.

  69. Last breath mints

    Last breath mints

    22 dagen geleden

    That free drugs sign made me laugh so hard

  70. Varelity


    22 dagen geleden

    The fact ive NEVER heard about this... but 1 case of covid becomes headline news

  71. Nev Rami

    Nev Rami

    23 dagen geleden

    Then why is the technology and information available being stifled by the gate keepers inability to get us the info "on time." Lol gotta check out that vid.

  72. loc nguyen

    loc nguyen

    23 dagen geleden

    1:02 E A T D U C K

  73. Elias Altman

    Elias Altman

    24 dagen geleden

    How have I never heard of this?

  74. Juan Gallegos

    Juan Gallegos

    24 dagen geleden

    The only things bill and malinda are eradicating r human rights

    • Toastbrottitan _

      Toastbrottitan _

      16 dagen geleden

      You should have them in the first place.

  75. Mohammad Ali Khan

    Mohammad Ali Khan

    24 dagen geleden

    Make a video about how parasites attack the immune system and how it fights them

  76. Max Mitchell

    Max Mitchell

    25 dagen geleden

    this video: spread more good news What's under this video: what if we were to nuke a city?

  77. Luke Henry

    Luke Henry

    25 dagen geleden

    This one was hard to watch, my lawd

  78. Odesso


    25 dagen geleden

    24 cases of dracunculiasis as of oct 30 2020 (the most up to date numbers i could find) angola, chad, ethiopia, south sudan, and mali all have endemics of this parasite right now.

  79. Wormaster


    25 dagen geleden

    "The largest drug donation the world has ever seen"

  80. Tommy Kendall

    Tommy Kendall

    25 dagen geleden

    her NTDs are found in several countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. NTDs are especially common in tropical areas where people do not have access to clean water or safe ways to dispose of human waste.

  81. Pol Toon

    Pol Toon

    27 dagen geleden

    before travel get a vaccine. you will SURELY GET A PARASITE

  82. ZeoViolet


    27 dagen geleden

    Weirdo anti-vaxxers can put a hole in such schemes anymore....

  83. Bartek Chmura

    Bartek Chmura

    27 dagen geleden

    Why we never talk about this in biology class? Like schools should talk more about NTDs or something.

  84. Dantiel82


    28 dagen geleden


  85. Velno


    29 dagen geleden

    Kurzgesagt scares the shit out of me.

  86. Gabriel Vidal

    Gabriel Vidal

    29 dagen geleden

    This video was too optimistic about 2020

  87. Zak MMR

    Zak MMR

    Maand geleden

    Big Pharma had profits of about $500 Billion in 2020 alone. Just for a little perspective on how big of a contribution to the world they're actually making over decades. Wealthy countries should put way more foreign aid to projects like this rather than giving out military "aid" all over the place.

  88. Mich KBel

    Mich KBel

    Maand geleden

    dracun: die humanity: no u we kill you by 2020 2020: 54 dracun cases left

  89. Jachuu


    Maand geleden

    No cap that king was smart af tho

  90. It’s your boy Crocodile Racer

    It’s your boy Crocodile Racer

    Maand geleden

    This guy:the world is coming to closer life without suffering of virus or so COVID:are you sure about that?

  91. c0ldie TheBomber

    c0ldie TheBomber

    Maand geleden

    Hah, stay at home, ironic

  92. Thwopsie


    Maand geleden

    This video has aged like a fine milk

  93. Arnav Rawat

    Arnav Rawat

    Maand geleden

    Kurzgesagt's animation is amazing in these videos. Their later videos have cartoons which are more complex, but just very bad. This animation is simplified, and support the narrative. The later animations are just a footage playing in the background. Kurzgesagt should come back to this style, it's not about making animation complex, instead making them simple

  94. Hacker 001

    Hacker 001

    Maand geleden

    We are humans the most intelligent species on the planet and this video shows us together we can achieve anything

  95. SCDestroyer


    Maand geleden

    Thank you for alerting the world and keeping us all safe.

  96. Attack Helicopter

    Attack Helicopter

    Maand geleden

    its 2021 rn, where they at

  97. Celestia


    Maand geleden

    "By 2020, at least 18 billion dollars worth of these drugs will have been distributed" COVID-19: Are you sure about that

  98. Tv Cat

    Tv Cat

    Maand geleden

    4:14 "free drugs" Dont mind if i do.

  99. Kunsh Puranik

    Kunsh Puranik

    Maand geleden

    Oh thank God these are almost gone. Thanks to all the people who worked on getting rid of them

  100. thenxtbest potato

    thenxtbest potato

    Maand geleden

    "...don't generate big headlines like ebola did..." Aged like milk