Can we get rid of Covid-19 forever?

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As of March 2021, Covid-19 has killed more than 2.5 million people. It’s brought on a dramatic economic downfall, a mental health crisis, and has generally just put the world on pause. But we don’t have to look far back in history to see how much worse it could have been.
Smallpox was twice as contagious as Covid-19, and over 60 times as deadly. It plagued humanity for centuries, left many survivors blinded and covered in scars, and killed hundreds of millions of people in the 20th century alone. But today, smallpox has been eradicated. Through a massive global effort, we were able to wipe the disease completely out of existence.
So can we do the same thing with Covid-19? And if we can’t, what are our other options?
Read the article this video is based on, by Kelsey Piper: www.vox.com/future-perfect/21493812/smallpox-eradication-vaccines-infectious-disease-covid-19
On Smallpox:
www.amazon.com/House-Fire-Eradicate-Smallpox-California/dp/0520274474
www.cdc.gov/smallpox/history/history.html
Edward Jenner’s story and more on the first vaccine:
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1200696/
www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/smallpox-vaccines
sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flash/special-edition-on-infectious-disease/2014/the-fight-over-inoculation-during-the-1721-boston-smallpox-epidemic/
On the Balmis Expedition, which brought the smallpox vaccine around the world:
www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/01/orphans-smallpox-vaccine-distribution/617646/
The fascinating story of the last smallpox outbreak in the United States:
www.nytimes.com/2020/12/18/nyregion/nyc-smallpox-vaccine.html
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Lydia Derhake
Lydia Derhake 4 घंटे पहले
"We'll be able to go back to the way things were...but we shouldn't." True. Our failure is that we don't care for others.
300165350499NUKE
300165350499NUKE 5 घंटे पहले
90 day world wide self isolated lockdown. There that's your answer
Old KSI Videos
Old KSI Videos 23 मिनट पहले
Stock market would crash, economy ruined, many are homeless,many are day workers(so they get paid by the day), cooperation and many other more factors make your suggestion almost impossible
izzy botz
izzy botz 6 घंटे पहले
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STONE
STONE 11 घंटे पहले
this covid era will be one of the most historical thing happened in the 21st century in the early decades which is 2020s.
STONE
STONE 11 घंटे पहले
We are the future of this world, you know why? because i believe Jesus will save us but come on we are humans we need to stick together and then we will destroy this virus from the earth, it's was a sign of the rapture we must understand that We are in the last eras of the earth.
Maxasaurus Collvinus
Maxasaurus Collvinus 23 घंटे पहले
Thaaaaaaaaanks Donald Trump
ReconGhost
ReconGhost दिन पहले
and the 2.9k people who disliked are conspiracy theorists who believe that Covid isn't real
Starz 77
Starz 77 दिन पहले
Not with attitudes like what we are living with. “Also the pandemic is a clear test of how international cooperation started it in the beginning!!!!”
Regis Maltais
Regis Maltais 2 दिन पहले
Ivermectin!
Tim Ypp
Tim Ypp 3 दिन पहले
You missed out the curial bit, Jenner heard that milking cows maids with cow pox didn't catch small pox thus he theorised that if he inject a person with cow pox they won't catch smallpox. So he tried this not on himself but on his servants son..
Aravind Crics
Aravind Crics 3 दिन पहले
It's by Jesus only he can take this pandemic
Tester Account
Tester Account 3 दिन पहले
Best way to end it: Start cooperating internationally using vaccines (Anti vaxxer problem solved by vaccining them asleep). contact trace and Euthanize/Vaccine the animals
The Minimalist Ninja
The Minimalist Ninja 4 दिन पहले
Really well put-together video! Super informative, straight to the point, visually stimulating - just brilliant! Will definitely share this with family and friends! :)
JARED LUCAS XU
JARED LUCAS XU 4 दिन पहले
If you don't succeed it doesn't mean it's a failure all we need is hope and effort.
qwer vinewood
qwer vinewood 4 दिन पहले
Now. India. Was. On this. model.... ...CDC. Please save us
DEV ARTPOP
DEV ARTPOP 4 दिन पहले
We need The Flagsmashers now!
Asif Ihtemadul Haque
Asif Ihtemadul Haque 5 दिन पहले
You cannot expect more from a reporter. Amazing work!
Harry
Harry 5 दिन पहले
Happy SmallPox eradication day
Albert Josefsson
Albert Josefsson 5 दिन पहले
No, we can´t get rid of Covid, because it was released on purpose to implement the NWO (i.e reset the global economy, remove freedom and liberties, dehumanize people and make big corporations richer at the expense of people and small bussiness, amongst other things...)
Kyle Gravel
Kyle Gravel 5 दिन पहले
How do we keep it from rising to pandemic proportions ?
Steve Austin
Steve Austin 5 दिन पहले
vox videomaking is brilliant....short, precise, on point
bleach-
bleach- 5 दिन पहले
IM DYING BRO--- ITS MAY 8 💀💀💀💀
Myst
Myst 5 दिन पहले
There gonna make a stronger virus for depopulation
Oigetit Fake News Filter - Español
Oigetit Fake News Filter - Español 6 दिन पहले
Thanks for clarifying this subject! we hope we can get of Covid soon and get the vaccine ! 😀😀😆😆
Larry VanBarriger
Larry VanBarriger 6 दिन पहले
NO it's like getting rid of the common cold.
Ociroots
Ociroots 6 दिन पहले
i believe vaccine
Ociroots
Ociroots 6 दिन पहले
OMG im at philippines but the philippines cant be spread about respect
Bhargav Kantheti
Bhargav Kantheti 6 दिन पहले
International Cooperation until now was a "namesake". And this pandemic just proved it. Not only by showing how rich countries dominate other countries but also by showing how one country can manipulate international relations. I'm not someone who can talk about greed, but the world is a greedy place.
Angie Lau
Angie Lau 6 दिन पहले
This video ignores the fact that China (the country the virus is originated) lies straight to the rest the global community and WHO becomes the willing conspirator to ignore how contagious the virus is... and the whole world suffers!
Ananya
Ananya 7 दिन पहले
Covid is the pyramid scheme that Michael never saw coming
Emily Gruz
Emily Gruz 7 दिन पहले
Vox single handedly carrying the education of a pandemic
S F
S F 7 दिन पहले
"WE THE PEOPLE" has to stay strong! Everyone has to be a TEAM!! 👍
Will TheVideoMaker
Will TheVideoMaker 7 दिन पहले
That is why Covid testing is important if you show symptoms as it is the best contact tracing method to isolate the ones tested positive
CroPETROforeverHR
CroPETROforeverHR 7 दिन पहले
I think our nature finally decided that we humans are a virus to this planet, and will install for us much worse viruses in the future, because... think about it.. nature will always try somehow to defend itself... we are...truly... like virus for this planet. From dawn of men until year 1950 there was 3 billion people, from 1950 until today 4 billion MORE, means more in 70 years than in 150 000 years... I mean.. the picture is very clear.
Evan Doherty
Evan Doherty 8 दिन पहले
I wish this video had 7 billion views. I want covid 19 eradicated to get back to full normality.
Ovee Dhande
Ovee Dhande 8 दिन पहले
Really Don't Understand how countries are not realising that it's completely intentionally done by China. If a country like the US can not stop this virus, how can a country like China? isn't it Fishy? Why are other countries not questioning China? China should pay for these non Humanity actions.
bleach-
bleach- 5 दिन पहले
Its because when China had the first outbreak, the whole country quarantined and closed the country. America on the other hand has people still going outside and some Americans don't even believe that COIVD-19 exist.
SID MOBO
SID MOBO 8 दिन पहले
True faces of rich countries seen in these times. We aren't ready for anything, and the hoarding by super countries is only making it worst, for EVERYONE. Imagine, if Ebola breaks out this way on global level.
Christopher Bhagwandin
Christopher Bhagwandin 8 दिन पहले
We need more videos like this
Verbs describe us #culturacastildeviata #artgoeson
Verbs describe us #culturacastildeviata #artgoeson 8 दिन पहले
if science evolves quickly enough...
Sushant Chibber
Sushant Chibber 9 दिन पहले
Don't worry it will end in 80 years😔
Tyrion lannister
Tyrion lannister दिन पहले
Lol optimistic
dana dunn
dana dunn 9 दिन पहले
If we don't believe in a God that create us or acknowledge him the way he is to be acknowledge then yes corona virus will last a long time. God is a healer a sustainer a provider you think he can't cure a simple corona virus. Wake up people believe in your God he will come through for you.
dana dunn
dana dunn 6 दिन पहले
@Jellyfesh ok explain to me who or what brings you to earth. Who create the universe the moon and stars in place the ocean to only be that far.
Jellyfesh
Jellyfesh 6 दिन पहले
God doesnt exist
Ridhuan AB
Ridhuan AB 9 दिन पहले
Imagine, if Covid19 was manufactured by someone to cause this pandemic
Jellyfesh
Jellyfesh 6 दिन पहले
it was in bats not artificial
Rey Emmanuel De Guzman
Rey Emmanuel De Guzman 9 दिन पहले
It's impossible unless the cities are retrofitted with biological biotic & abiotic biodiverse entities that could help us fight the pandemic and other imbalances produced by our synthetic framework.
Sumanth G.S
Sumanth G.S 9 दिन पहले
Short answer is: NO
Pranay G
Pranay G 10 दिन पहले
Made me cry why vox 😭
Fandyllic
Fandyllic 10 दिन पहले
Covid is not going away. The rise of several variants shows us that. We can only hope to reduce hospitalization and deaths to similar levels as influenza. We’ll probably need to have a yearly shot available similar to flu. We mostly learned that we didn’t learn from the flu pandemic of the early 1900s.
daraka
daraka 10 दिन पहले
When 60-65% of the population in my country will go trough the virus or get vaccinated our government will stop the anti-covid measures such as masks.
daraka
daraka 10 दिन पहले
Just stop making lockdowns and anti-covid measures
leon liu
leon liu 10 दिन पहले
So here is a question: Since smallpox can only spread from human to human, how did human get it in the first place?
Jellyfesh
Jellyfesh 6 दिन पहले
in the 1600 somehow infected a human
Gut Health and Spirit
Gut Health and Spirit 10 दिन पहले
After research and doctors discussion,I too tried to expplain Covid 19 will end within one and half year... Vaccination,lockdown and appropriate behaviour is must..👍
M Mehta
M Mehta 10 दिन पहले
1:03 " We wiped it out of existence". I'm so proud to belong to the human race
Sublime Gaming
Sublime Gaming 10 दिन पहले
The reason we can't eradicate Sars -Cov-2 is because it doesn't have its reservoir limited to humans.
Saurabh Gupta
Saurabh Gupta 10 दिन पहले
Ask the Pirbright Institute.
Jdm
Jdm 10 दिन पहले
My big objection here is on the stated aim we should contain the spread of the virus, not focus on eradication. Fair enough. I agree. So how do you do that, though? How do you do it long-term? Because all I see is people want to invoke destructive lockdowns and quarantines. We need reasoned, long-term strategies for containing the virus. This video offers nothing there.
Shukur Dadabaev OFFICIAL
Shukur Dadabaev OFFICIAL 10 दिन पहले
Yeah but it didn't mutate like the covid19
KCYB22
KCYB22 11 दिन पहले
its kinda scary how they mention India and how hard it was....and its currently happening again
Gājan Quāis Tsārinian Buragohain
Gājan Quāis Tsārinian Buragohain 3 दिन पहले
R u Indian
Just an Average Joe
Just an Average Joe 11 दिन पहले
I just want to say that the world changed a lot since the 60's, politics and all that stuff got a lot worse and people don't even trust vaccines because of how fast they are invented and all. Brah don't even start with the origin of the virus, nobody knows for sure where it's from, so let's just say that our failure to come together in crisis to put aside all our difference and the ability to reveal our mistakes is what truly failed us from eradicating the virus. If china came forwards with it's mistakes at the early stages, we could have prevented it all. And perhaps we might have even forgive them, and in fact honored them for their bravery to come forward with their mistake.
Shikari Cymru
Shikari Cymru 11 दिन पहले
We didn't wipe smallpox out of existence, it's still around in secure labs in case of it reappearing.
Communist Gohxiong
Communist Gohxiong 11 दिन पहले
The year 20202 covid will appear for the second time and history will repeat itself
A. Pang
A. Pang 11 दिन पहले
NO one will no know. Not out of the thousands of expert on the matter will never know. They will just confuse the people because there will be different opinions---just like the Covid-19 pandemic ONLY GOD knows.
Expensive Taste
Expensive Taste 11 दिन पहले
May 8th is such a beautiful day! Also my day
제규형
제규형 11 दिन पहले
This was something I was curious about and wanted to learn about, but only somewhat knew the answer but didn't want to accept it. I can't believe people decided to not wear masks because of their political agendas. Thanks for posting this video.
Manuel
Manuel 11 दिन पहले
Why aren’t you talking about VAED (vaccine associated enhanced disease)?
Dominate K-Poper
Dominate K-Poper 11 दिन पहले
Anyone here actually noted the music? Nice sounds. Not sure if shazam was right about it though
Mayank pawar
Mayank pawar 11 दिन पहले
That the best efforts can be that developed countries should also help developing countries to vaccinate their population
Nemanja Sretenovic
Nemanja Sretenovic 11 दिन पहले
Serbia is in 7th place by vacination? Why we are in red?
Win Nerd
Win Nerd 11 दिन पहले
We were not focused on health care as it should be.. Goble Corporation is not even a word politician and those who control a country wanna hear, they simply wanna be arrogant all almost all the time..., as it turns out we were not ready. These kinds of crisis have mentioned way before by good people like Bill Gates alarming how nasty it can get and what we need to do to prevent and mitigate without allowing it to rise as a pandemic.., though people didn't care 🤧 ( I should highlight *GOVERNMENT DIDN'T CARE* because they are the one how can take actions )
Rik Riley
Rik Riley 11 दिन पहले
The history of the entire world... would be so ashamed of, and hate us. Edit: Not me. You. I'm vaccinated.
Mira Sarwar
Mira Sarwar 12 दिन पहले
the fact that we had to tell people "wash your hands and cover your cough" even though they're already are supposed too kinda says something about humanity/
Rajath D
Rajath D 12 दिन पहले
Something makes me feel the world we lived few years back has changed forever. Not with just covid becoming endemic, realizing that our lives will ultimately be at the mercy of incompetent leaders with personal goals😪
Aravind Krishnan
Aravind Krishnan 12 दिन पहले
thanks a ton for making this video. Informative and calls in for more selfless acts from everyone
Maria Jose Martinez Klein
Maria Jose Martinez Klein 12 दिन पहले
I want to show this to my mom but she only speaks spanish
Sagar Thorat
Sagar Thorat 12 दिन पहले
Origin- Someone wanted to eat Bat soup 🍲🧐
Pavan Kumar
Pavan Kumar 13 दिन पहले
😢
Zero
Zero 13 दिन पहले
More like can COVID get rid of us forever
Christian
Christian 13 दिन पहले
Why does the map at 06:12 show Crimea as a part of Ukraine? It is a part of Russia now.
Tom Lam
Tom Lam 13 दिन पहले
It was not eradicated completely but by far 99.9999% population. I knew 5 people whom were my friends catched the smallpox in their life in 2000s
J D
J D 13 दिन पहले
This is a 21 st century fast intelligent virus and constantly mutating. It's a real challenge, it's up to God if he wants to destroy the world or not
MelficeN7
MelficeN7 11 दिन पहले
There's no god
Lee Lee
Lee Lee 13 दिन पहले
Covid-19 is far from the worst diseases the nature has to offer.
Eyal Bor
Eyal Bor 13 दिन पहले
Imagine how not prepared we are for global warming
Mariella
Mariella 13 दिन पहले
Yes, please covid, go away and never come back!! We’ve had enough, don’t want to see you ever again!!
Andrea
Andrea 13 दिन पहले
Smallpox: **Does not exist** Antivaxers: I’m boutta restart this whole mans’ career
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
Smallpox can get back if ice calps or labs broke down
elsolo92
elsolo92 13 दिन पहले
Political virus! stop spreading the fear and destroying economy! survival rate is 99.98%!!
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
There is no political words in this video lol
Mr. Maple
Mr. Maple 13 दिन पहले
The survival rate is 97.9%. Please check your maths.
Ross is bored
Ross is bored 13 दिन पहले
99.6% of humans have gotten rid of it
lenny koss
lenny koss 14 दिन पहले
COVID and STDs are communicable diseases. Condoms and masks. 🌈💗🌈💗🌈💗
K_Teck
K_Teck 14 दिन पहले
yeah, nah, ya'll need to jab yourselves with new vax again and again until there's 500 mil of ya left - that's the plan init
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
@K_Teck does halogens and alkali react aggressively?
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
@K_Teck tell me all of them then Mendeleev table is the same as periodic table
K_Teck
K_Teck 12 दिन पहले
@Dewa Putra and you better stop assuming things about people - I've learned Mendeleev's table in the primary school 🙄
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
@K_Teck better you memorise the periodic table instead of spreading conspiracy theory's
K_Teck
K_Teck 12 दिन पहले
@Dewa Putra I mean what Dr. Richard Day said and what's becoming a reality around you
Ben Avetissian
Ben Avetissian 14 दिन पहले
The thing that was said in the end of the video was the most important thing. HOW WAS COVID ABLE TO RISE TO A PANDEMIC LEVEL! This is all on the secrecy and selfishness of a government who wanted to protect themselves not the world
Dragonwarrior73
Dragonwarrior73 14 दिन पहले
Why is this channel comparing covid to smallpox LOL
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
Its for an example not comparing Because smallpox is the only disease we eradicated
Chris Hazlitt
Chris Hazlitt 14 दिन पहले
So true the real crime is that we can't all work together.
Milo S
Milo S 12 दिन पहले
@Chris Hazlitt that will never happen. Cause money makes the world go round.
Chris Hazlitt
Chris Hazlitt 12 दिन पहले
@Milo S again money is at the root of both issues... until we stop profiting off the misery of others there is nothing we can do..
Milo S
Milo S 12 दिन पहले
r/Wallstreetbets proves that us apes can work together . We just need to educate the next generation about the importance health and safety. Just much as we educate them about getting a dollar bill today.
FebriyanWP
FebriyanWP 14 दिन पहले
Right now half of my immediate family (mom, dad, brother) and maternal family (my mother’s siblings) combined have been infected by covid, My maternal grandparents is now standing on the edge as any care given to him can result in bad side effects, palliative care is the only option. I know there are families out there with way worse situations than me, i wish you all okay and well, stay strong everyone!
HitMeOnMyPeja
HitMeOnMyPeja 14 दिन पहले
no.
D Reads
D Reads 14 दिन पहले
cheerie stuff
Andrei Arama
Andrei Arama 14 दिन पहले
"covid-19 killed 2 million people worldwide". Try saying "99.9999% of the people that got covid-19 survived it and most of them had only very mild symptoms. Also the ones that died had a lot of different other health problems or died because of WRONG cures imposed by governments and OMS
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
@Andrei Arama i hope my cousin recover 😥
Andrei Arama
Andrei Arama 12 दिन पहले
@Dewa Putra I had it,5 days without smell and taste, nothing more. A lot of people that I know had it including old ones with health problems. Nobody went to the hospital, nothing more than a few days fever max. When I say 99.9999% I say it because a lot of people had it and didn't bother to get tested. We never got tested till covid-19 because nobody told us
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
@Andrei Arama my cousin did and now is using a ventilator sadly i cant see him because im not aloud
Andrei Arama
Andrei Arama 12 दिन पहले
@Dewa Putra did you had covid-19?
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
And 97,6 for exact people that actually survived But still please dont spread lies its bad for the elderly that has a weak immunity system so you would get yourself infected and infect your entire family because you think its weak? You are diagnosed with dumbf*ckery and the symptoms are Spreading lies about the disease -not caring about the elderly (or being an a*shole) -and creating a sh1tshow
Dvc Cb
Dvc Cb 14 दिन पहले
" What is the cost of eating bats ? "
Romeo Civilino
Romeo Civilino 14 दिन पहले
Yes, we can, the only problem is those Big Pharmaceutical Companies are stopping many Local Companies here in the Philippines who already discovered the cure not only to Covid but to almost many other diseases, even those incurable ones, but the Corrupt Health Department and FDA(Philippines) somehow blocking this, which is already used for decades, compared to those vaccines that still under clinical trials which is also had many side effects. I wished those corrupted Government Officials in Health Department and those paid, lying Health Experts in the Media to be replaced, by much more qualified Health Officials who prioritised the People rather than their self-interests with their Big Pharma Bosses behind their backs.
greg kiepal
greg kiepal 14 दिन पहले
While I do believe those creating vaccines should be held to a high standard of medical science and be transparent and be open to criticism. The public should have faith that doctors and scientists just want to make vaccines to SAVE people and not to "microchip" or poison people. Not trusting politicians is rational, but not trusting doctors/scientists is anti-intellectual, every society that became anti-intellectual eventually failed. If you are anti-vax really think, "Am I just paranoid?, maybe I should listen to facts and reason and not conspiracy theories".
Dewa Putra
Dewa Putra 12 दिन पहले
Add these words so its more reasonable for the antivaxxer: your microchip on your phone is enough information for the FBI And the thymeresol (mercury) inside your pear 🍐 is well dangerous but no one has died from pear 🍐 Like aluminium in the vaccine Ye and inside every food What about formeldihyde in vaccine? Caffeine is 2 times more toxic then formeldihyde And yea we litteraly eat more toxic chemicals then there is in vaccine
Deep SKULL
Deep SKULL 14 दिन पहले
NOT UNLESS ANTIVAXXERS AND COVID DENIERS STILL ROAM IN LARGE NUMBERS, SPREADING MISINFORMATION AND PANIC TO THE PUBLIC.
Dee
Dee 14 दिन पहले
We are doomed
Julz De
Julz De 14 दिन पहले
You sound like zooey deschanel.
Shubham Patil
Shubham Patil 14 दिन पहले
you see the ideal solution here is to vaccinate the animals
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