COVID-19 vs. Spanish Flu - If You Don't Know, Now You Know | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Here’s a look at how America is making many of the same mistakes with COVID in 2020 as it did with the Spanish Flu in 1918. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #Coronavirus
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Uvuvwevwe Kamehameha
Uvuvwevwe Kamehameha 4 օր առաջ
Trevor....i just wanna say, we've got identical moustache brother....hope one day u grow it and we see each other ...regards, your identical moustache twin bro
Chris 4 օր առաջ
late just like US let a private company print their money and owned a huge debt from private company + issue one of the reason why Kennedy is killed because he want to stop private company printing US money and give it back to the US government...ahhh the flat make sense somehow...
EthnoOwl 5 օր առաջ
Wearing a mask isn't as restrictive to your freedom as being on your death bed, poverty, lay-offs, ageism and sexism in the workplace. I hear people so aggressively against wearing a mask, and seriously? That's the biggest of your problems? Your minimum wage is way below what's needed to cover utility bills and food shops - okay, but don't you dare shut us up with a mask.
Carlo Mercorio
Carlo Mercorio 6 օր առաջ
Absolute rot, Trevor. Do some research, boetman. The 1957-8 Asian Flu killed 1.1 million people worldwide. Spanish Flu death toll was an order of magnitude more than Covid. I get your show has a bias, baba, but you and your writers are neither historians nor journalists. Sies!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Eli Tkachenko
Eli Tkachenko 6 օր առաջ
I agree that people should wear mask just not the fact that people should be hated for not wearing one.
Seb _YT
Seb _YT 6 օր առաջ
4:30 brave to assume anyone would've opened the door for you back in the 1920s... Wait, not that unlikely that would happen in 2020 aswell...
andrea Sudeen
andrea Sudeen 6 օր առաջ
Those whom fail to learn from history is doom to repeat it.
R J 6 օր առաջ
I bet they wear their seatbelts though
From Z
From Z 7 օր առաջ
Pretty sure the day 'murica becomes a civilized country, is the day their fairy tale hell freezes over
Dwayne Samuels
Dwayne Samuels 7 օր առաջ
I guess the saying is true. "Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it."
joamontio 8 օր առաջ
Humans...Learning from history since: NEVER
sara Chaney
sara Chaney 8 օր առաջ
In the beginning, there was a PPE shortage. Not enough n95 respirators.
sara Chaney
sara Chaney 8 օր առաջ
Viruses keep mutating. We don't have a vaccine for hiv yet. You need a flu shot every year. It makes some viruses very hard to prevent.
Lone Ranger
Lone Ranger 8 օր առաջ
"If masks are so good, then how come everyone from the 1918's is dead" Sad thing is, some American somewhere actually thinks that
Elizabeth Capstick
Elizabeth Capstick 7 օր առաջ
They help!
Aftertale Fanatic
Aftertale Fanatic 9 օր առաջ
As an introvert, it's a good thing I was prepared to avoid people all my life.
big ol‘ dumbass
big ol‘ dumbass 9 օր առաջ
We sure can be glad about our advances in medical science bc the stupidity these days is the exact same as back then
Стася Козина
Стася Козина 9 օր առաջ
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Takudzwa Ronald Chingono
Takudzwa Ronald Chingono 9 օր առաջ
"Oh yeah, if masks worked so well, how come everyone who lived through that period is dead now?" 😂😂
Mohammed Waseem
Mohammed Waseem 9 օր առաջ
Trevor I thought you were a smart guy. Looks like you are just another beatch of the system
Divine Light
Divine Light 10 օր առաջ
JCmtw Biz
JCmtw Biz 10 օր առաջ
Stupid is as stupid does. I guess. 🙄
Daryl Baines
Daryl Baines 10 օր առաջ
Everyone keeps talking about the last great pandemic/health scare being Spanish Flu in 1919/20 ... have people forgotten AIDS in the 1980s?
Duarte Cabral
Duarte Cabral 10 օր առաջ
The Spanish Flu killed 1 out of 3 people in the world, do you know any one personally that died from the Corona Virus?
Lone Ranger
Lone Ranger 8 օր առաջ
Wow genius, it killed 1 in 36, not 1 in 3. And also, technological advancements have helped patients recover before they die. Just stop downplaying corona otherwise one day you will die from it
Ghana Girl
Ghana Girl 10 օր առաջ
OMG I was still laughing at my African dad then he said it’s unAmerican to learn from history 😂😂😂 why is the truth both bitter and sweet!?
John Hartz
John Hartz 10 օր առաջ
Didn't finish the CDC thread. Per the CDC there is a 93% recovery rate on COVID.
John Hartz
John Hartz 10 օր առաջ
Not even similar. 1918 population 1.6 billion. 50 MILLION deaths. 2020 population 7.8 billion (Yes we have surpassed Dr. Hawkings prediction that at 7.6 billion, the Earth cannot sustain human kind.) As of today there are 361,000 deaths. Not even close, and a little over one tenth of a percent of the population. Not even a full percent. On the bright side. Per the CDC COVID (Only fools say corona. There are 7 forms of corona virus and it is nothing new. It is a generic term for viruses that have been around for years. Corona is being used to scare people.) Question the media. Question the Government. The last time in history I have seen so many people blindly trusting both. There was a world war.
Lone Ranger
Lone Ranger 8 օր առաջ
**Wonders how anyone could be so stupid...** And btw , there are 1.9 million deaths, not 0.3 million And btw, have u heard of medical advancements?
San Fernando Valley Yacht Club
San Fernando Valley Yacht Club 10 օր առաջ
Trevor, you know as well as I do that the attention given to boomers screaming that 5G causes coronavirus is just a diversion to keep people from thinking about the mass surveillance implications. Surveillance cameras need to stream a LOT of data to servers for facial recognition and 5G's increased bandwidth enables that.
Lone Ranger
Lone Ranger 8 օր առաջ
Except for 1 tiny detail... The CCTV uses wires to transport data, not wireless. Learn ICT before you call everyone around you stupid
Kurt Sudheim
Kurt Sudheim 10 օր առաջ
Ja, I'm sure that blonde chuck is a lawyer or knows at least 1/2 of the constitution, the American one i presume
María Paz Domínguez
María Paz Domínguez 11 օր առաջ
if we have learned anything... this country does not learn from history, so do not count on it!
Marts 11 օր առաջ
Proof that history is repeated. When will we learn from our mistakes?
Pekka R
Pekka R 11 օր առաջ
Spanish flu. In reality it was an American flu from America..
Yegor Kin
Yegor Kin 11 օր առաջ
Lies, being repeated a thousand times becoming "the truth".
Elizabeth Holder
Elizabeth Holder 11 օր առաջ
If you don't know. Now you know. Try smiling....
Manuel 11 օր առաջ
Trump has huge crowds you liar. No one is showing up for Biden you liar.
Manuel 11 օր առաջ
I wonder who advocated against masks in March? Oh, it was your beloved Fauci.... People believe what you tell them first. It's very hard (impossible) to change people's minds later. Fauci should have known that. If he didn't he needs a professional science communicator to speak to the public for him. A large number of deaths are the direct consequence of Fauci saying "you don't need a mask" in March. Possibly the majority of deaths. He should be prosecuted. He was fully aware that masks work at that time and he admitted that he only said to not wear a mask because there was a shortage. But there a number of other ways to express that (e.g. recommending to make your own masks while the shortage lasts). Instead he chose to lie and people died.
The Earshine
The Earshine 11 օր առաջ
The sad thing here is that he's genuinely trying to find similarities between these two contagions. Spanish Flu killed over 50,000,000 people during the bloodiest time in history up to that point when the population of the world was under 2 billion. Whereas the percentage of death worldwide for COVID is .0133%. Spanish Flu was 2.5%. The federal government sucked balls during this pathogen just like every country does with biological threats, but all countries did better than they did during the Spanish Flu and Swine Flu, especially America where Swine Flu had over 80 million cases. Trying to blame Donald Trump for the entirety of the federal government's failure is just as much of a stretch. Comparing these two pathogens is like comparing Influenza to heart disease.
Ryman Saad
Ryman Saad 11 օր առաջ
this isn't what dr fauci said. he said that 1918 was something similar, not that you have to go back to 1918 to find something similar
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Right Path
Right Path 12 օր առաջ
To the 1% reading this, may God bless you and see you through whatever you are going through. I want to be a big youtuber one day Amen 🙏 💯
Mario Pinkston
Mario Pinkston 12 օր առաջ
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abocas 12 օր առաջ
George Bush is actually eloquent compared to TWump. Be nice, Trevor ....
gl33tch 12 օր առաջ
😭😭The second wave is here in South 🇿🇦
Ammar Hashmi
Ammar Hashmi 12 օր առաջ
I like the "if u don't know now u know" intro... Its my fav segment👌
Wes Berg
Wes Berg 12 օր առաջ
I'm sad now.
Otto Hess
Otto Hess 12 օր առաջ
Look, I agree with everything he was saying, but at 3:33 you can clearly hear that they dubbed in audio of the speaker saying "the president".
Rachel Swanson
Rachel Swanson 12 օր առաջ
If you don't know history you're bound to repeat it.
xebio6 12 օր առաջ
I don't get why it's ok to call it "Spanish" but it's racist to call the current one "Chinese" (and that's leaving aside the fact that the 1918 pandemic probably originated in Kansas, lol). CONSISTENCY please!
Tihomir Vlahovski
Tihomir Vlahovski 12 օր առաջ
You've lost me at "pandemic"!
Goddess Kookie
Goddess Kookie 12 օր առաջ
6:17 Those who are anti-mask wearers do have a point. If people wore masks during the Spanish flu and are wearing masks again in this pandemic, then how come the number of deaths increased in 1918 and are still increasing during Covid-19 till this day?
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syafiq harun
syafiq harun 12 օր առաջ
I know this video is reupload when u just noticed trevor afro is not so much curl and heavy
TheAuToMaTiC82 12 օր առաջ
Trevor noah is such a fear mongering tool. Covid is a hoax and nothing like 1918. Spanish flu killed like 50 million people and they didnt have motorcycle accidents and every other death being counted as covid to incite fear.
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Hola Como estas
Hola Como estas 12 օր առաջ
We need to be on complete lockdown till June. I have a feeling this virus will be going on till june 2022.
Chris Neethling
Chris Neethling 13 օր առաջ
Agree with the mask, hand washing and social distancing. But why is there so little emphasis on strengthening the immune system? I tested positive for SARS Cov 2 a week ago. Upped my vit D and zinc, avoided sugar and junk food (actually, been on low carbs for some time!) and within few days am symptom free. Love from South Africa.
BobMerlinx 13 օր առաջ
"Experience is recognizing a misstake when you make it again." I guess America has experience, then. (Or at least it should have.)
Dan.E DLT 13 օր առաջ
Love the show. Good job taking over John Stewart. But... I love the hoodie game. Where do you get them? I almost wear a hoodie everyday if I'm permitted. I'm always looking for a good hoodie.
Ricardo Blikman
Ricardo Blikman 13 օր առաջ
You cannot compare covid to the Spanish Flu because the Spanish Flu mainly killed young people and old people survid it probably because they have more resistance from earlier deseases.
Ricardo Blikman
Ricardo Blikman 13 օր առաջ
In the Netherlands quite a lot of people think Bill Gates created covid because he eats people and want to kill the world to save the environment. Lol
andile smamane
andile smamane 12 օր առաջ
🙈🙈🙈 same in my country
Sherlline Carillo
Sherlline Carillo 13 օր առաջ
Apparently, there is no cure to stupidity. That is a fact.
Jessica Godare
Jessica Godare 13 օր առաջ
My great grandmother lived threw the Spanish Flu (she was born in 1908) in northern California. her family lived in the middle of nowhere. They lived about 20 miles from the nearest town. Her whole family survived only because they basically quarantined themselves to their ranch. She told me once that they'd only go to town once ever 2-3 months for supplies and they had a massive garden to feed themselves. Personally the reason I think the only reason covid-19 wasn't as bad as the Spanish Flu is we have hospital that are equipped with breathing respiratory and in 1918 they didn't have that kinda technology.
John Monday
John Monday 13 օր առաջ
Check new CDC death rate for 2020. same as 2019. Show covid massive death is fake. No need to take vaccine. 8 months and flu covid gone
Fiscus Tv
Fiscus Tv 13 օր առաջ
No its b cos trump would rather deny that there's a pandemic and fail to take action not to talk of undermining the US science communities by putting a mike pence that knows nothing pandemic as the head, not to talk of is public gaffs like drinking insecticide, trump ridicule The US and culpable of the thousands of death. Sorry American don't make the Trump presidency mistake ever again.
Lindiwe Hlatshwayo
Lindiwe Hlatshwayo 13 օր առաջ
Trevor, I think it's time to come back home. I'm sure we Africans have more updated information than that.
Lindiwe Hlatshwayo
Lindiwe Hlatshwayo 13 օր առաջ
AND more professionalism. You're still at work you know, and I have to say I am over the background.
Lindiwe Hlatshwayo
Lindiwe Hlatshwayo 13 օր առաջ
It's like being notified of videos I've seen before, it's outdated. Severely outdated. We need more world news, you already have American correspondents.
Gstar2395 13 օր առաջ
hefon 13 օր առաջ
By Trump's logic it should be called the American flu!
Eli B
Eli B 13 օր առաջ
One day in about 2-3 weeks... Trump will disappear!
Kelly Kaufman
Kelly Kaufman 13 օր առաջ
Wait, are the mortality rates and demographics similar I'm confused. But also I'm American so I'm allowed to be confused. How much money does Trevor's little awards melt down to? Also Harry Potter in Spanish is odd
Andrea Repetto
Andrea Repetto 13 օր առաջ
LOL omg another thing that Latinos and Africans have in common -- Vicks Vaporub cures everything.
knygma07 13 օր առաջ
There was also the Asian and Hong Kong flu. These occurred during the 1960's
Law office of Chris Van Vechten
Law office of Chris Van Vechten 13 օր առաջ
Masks didn't work in 1918, but they didn't have N95s,citywide%20scale%20in%20San%20Francisco.
AnimeAddictDude 13 օր առաջ
You know what will cure Covid-19, bubble tea, come and buy my bubble tea on university st
John Monday
John Monday 13 օր առաջ
Covid and ivermectin if really interested.
Felicity 13 օր առաջ
Is it bad that first thing I noticed was that he cut his hair
MD 110
MD 110 13 օր առաջ
damn man😎😎😎
Big worm
Big worm 13 օր առաջ
America never learns
HUDSON JOSEPH 13 օր առաջ
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Arlitha Goppert
Arlitha Goppert 13 օր առաջ
Population control is what pandemics are. Thats why Presidents play dumb. They know people are.
victor maphosa
victor maphosa 13 օր առաջ
Replace Vick's with a hearty meal and you've got my Mom (Zim)
Never2yield 13 օր առաջ
Woodrow Wilson came down with the 1918 flu and soon after had a stroke and his wife took over til the next president was elected and inaugurated. All hail Dragon Lady Melania.
o0OHermioneO0o 13 օր առաջ
You left out the fact that the Spanish flu started in the US and spread to other parts of the world with the US' active entry into WW1. It's only called "Spanish" flu because the censorship in Spain wasn't as strict as in other countries and the newspapers there were first to write about it. And 100 years may seem looong ago for many, but in my family, we still remember the names of the relatives who died from the Spanish flu.
o0OHermioneO0o 13 օր առաջ
I'll one-up you: In 1679, the plague reached Vienna. For half a year, the sanitary committee, instead of counteracting the disease, tried to conceal it until people started dying in masses. People's ideas of the sources of the plague were absolutely ridiculous, but the measures taken were quite modern: social distancing, quarantine, protection of airways, closing of markets, etc. However, reading records from back then gave me chills, because PEOPLE BACK THEN REACTED EXACTLY THE SAME AS PEOPLE TODAY!! There are several accounts of people standing together (over plague corpses lying in the streets), people breaking their quarantine, etc. The plague eventually ended with 1/3 of the population dying from the plague and its consequences. Let's not repeat the mistakes from 342 years ago!!
robert dutton
robert dutton 13 օր առաջ
The presidents job is not to start a panick. Just imagine if he walked onto stage and said we are all going to die, this is going to wipe up out. If you want to see for you self how effective masks are ride a 4 wheeler, shovel a grain bin, sand some drywall. The president was right you only have a short time on earth and if you choose to run and hide in a corner panicked by all means do it. If you want to protect yourself from getting sick, exercise, see your doctor, eat a healthy diet, do not use drugs. Death is a part of life get used to it because you are going to die.
Paul Rodriguez
Paul Rodriguez 13 օր առաջ
Face masks did not stop the Spanish flu nor any of them were used at that time. QUIT spreading false information you commie
Remco van Dijk
Remco van Dijk 13 օր առաջ
Excellent video, it's shocking to see the similarities between then and now. This should be mandatory viewing for everyone on the planet, even though most governments are doing better than the US government. There's still substantial amounts of people who just ignore what their government is urging them to do, because reasons, so they need to be reminded of what went wrong in the past.
Brad 14 օր առաջ
Covid vs spanish flu: || covid || Spanish flu death % || 0.5% || 3% death nb ||1.8M so far || 20-100M Global pop|| 7.7B || 2.2B
Rinse-esniR 13 օր առաջ
At least some improvement.
NLON HUPH 14 օր առաջ
Anybody else who turn on their "Airplane mode after Trevors comment 😅
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Flavius Baias
Flavius Baias 14 օր առաջ
60 millions people dead vs 2 millions,Is a big fucking different idiot
Rinse-esniR 13 օր առաջ
So you wanted more people to die?
Cc Silva
Cc Silva 14 օր առաջ
People asked for miracle to learn o God maybe that's the problem and to many dumb asses messing with others lives.
Joe Goulart
Joe Goulart 14 օր առաջ
I'm 58y.o. and when I was child Vicks Vaporub was my parent's answer for ALL problems! :)
Shaun S
Shaun S 14 օր առաջ
2:39 Trump is made up of all the worst parts of all presidents. Lol🤣😂👌 That is 💯
Alan Gray
Alan Gray 14 օր առաջ
Rinse-esniR 13 օր առաջ
You sure are
Sunny 14 օր առաջ
this is very interesting and informative, thank you. I am wondering, because I have not see this in the news, of the people who are getting the virus, are they wearing a mask, washing, distancing? or what. we need to know if those measures do work, or what's going on.
Rinse-esniR 13 օր առաջ
Most cases originate from infecting people close to you, where you don't see the need to keep distance, wear a mask, etc.
Cyb3rHusky 14 օր առաջ
I like how you can tell how far into the pandemic a clip is by Trevor's hair.
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Scifisam 14 օր առաջ
"When we forget the infection, will we remember the lesson?" Bring Me The Horizon - Parasite Eve
N1ght Lover
N1ght Lover 14 օր առաջ
To be correct: Chinese flu vs Spanish flu
Rinse-esniR 13 օր առաջ
It's not a flu. Flu is influenza, Covid19 is Corona
Sephonica 14 օր առաջ
I just come for the opening.
MsSuperKatz 14 օր առաջ
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