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  • Brian Amman, ecologist for the Centers for Disease Control, takes a look at disastrous pandemics from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate their depictions really are.

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  • WIRED
    WIRED  21 ngày trước +970

    To find out more about Brian’s work with the CDC, watch him in our video, All the Gear the CDC’s Disease Detectives Use in the Field: vnclip.net/video/BPLZOFIwoZs/video.html

    • mighty squeege
      mighty squeege 6 ngày trước

      Can you do a video about videogame viruses

    • Gin Dondake Fandubs
      Gin Dondake Fandubs 9 ngày trước

      make him play plague inc

    • Kissa Rococo
      Kissa Rococo 9 ngày trước

      Please get american duchess or Karolina Zebrowska to critic historical costume films such as Burton´s Alice in Wonderland etc. for corset-snark!

    • Dinoz Rule
      Dinoz Rule 9 ngày trước

      I think my mans here got something wrong, "the girl with all the gifts" was cordyceps fungus i believe

    • Simon Hansmann
      Simon Hansmann 10 ngày trước

      the guy got one thing wrong. nowadays there defintely are on site test to determine whether or not the individual is infected. these methods are commonly lab on a chip systems. ive worked with a couple of professors on those. goal was to improve the speed of mrsa diagnosis i.e. for hospitals.
      but somethig everybody knows is an almost instant "contamination" test if you will. A natural flow test we can buy: a pregnancy test

  • BlackReaper23
    BlackReaper23 11 phút trước

    i want Brian to do a break down on Dead Island. that game is by far the most real thing that gets close to real zombies and the way the viruses spread

  • António Fernandes
    António Fernandes Giờ trước

    That was funny just finished doing PCR in the lab

  • 4bionga
    4bionga 3 giờ trước

    Brilliant insight calmly delivered. And to think this guy would love to be involved if alien life forms were detected just to see what kind of pathogens and viruses they might bring with them. These people are amazing - rushing in to fight against contagious diseases when - to be honest - most of us would run in the opposite direction. Heroes.

  • ittakir
    ittakir 3 giờ trước

    "Contagion" is the best and the only one truly accurate movie about viruses.

  • thatcanadianguy1991
    thatcanadianguy1991 3 giờ trước

    I'm sure it's already been said but about the ET thing. I was thinking where he mentioned they wouldn't really need to decontaminate before going in but rather going out. What if the point was so no human pathogens would be brought in rather than just alien pathogens getting out?

  • Pink Alligator
    Pink Alligator 4 giờ trước

    "smallpox have been eradicated" I dunno man, with the current crisis.. who knows

  • Sarwar Asif
    Sarwar Asif 4 giờ trước

    Don't care about his opinion. He never faced a zombie outbreak.

  • djmulder
    djmulder 6 giờ trước

    Now I'm curious if Brian ever was at an alien autopsi and just didn't mention it here * eyeballs *

  • Black Corp
    Black Corp 6 giờ trước

    Ebola anyone ?

    • Black Corp
      Black Corp 6 giờ trước

      Styx sent me ...nah kidding

  • Bopperooski
    Bopperooski 7 giờ trước +1

    **Spoiler alert** The scientist in "The girl with all the gifts" does get infected.

  • Marc Rindermann
    Marc Rindermann 8 giờ trước

    I wonder if Brian plays Plague Inc and what he thinks about it :D

  • Martin Decamerone
    Martin Decamerone 9 giờ trước

    Well in case of an alien u should disinfect going in and out. U don’t want the alien get infected either

  • Roti Abon
    Roti Abon 11 giờ trước

    Cordyceps is a fungi

  • Rene Holtman
    Rene Holtman 12 giờ trước

    Some diseases SHOULD be eradicated but good old antivaccination moms are bring them back.

  • urbaniv
    urbaniv 13 giờ trước

    I am missing the overall verdict. I always thought that Contagion is the most realistic one is that correct?

  • Leonore Winterer
    Leonore Winterer 13 giờ trước +1

    10:50 'The part were they decontaminate before going in doesn't make a tremendous amount of sense' - That's how you wipe out poor ET's species with some common human cold virus!

  • Hope Risher
    Hope Risher 14 giờ trước

    I've seen some videos of psychologists/therapists analyzing psychoses in patients/clients- but what I really want to see are therapists/psychologists analyzing the THERAPISTS in the movies. As a trained therapist, I have seen many in movies and TV that are terrible. A few were pretty good. But mostly what TV therapists do are completely inaccurate to what real therapists do.

  • James Brown
    James Brown 15 giờ trước

    But the girl with all the gifts was a fungal pandemic not viral?

  • Ashley
    Ashley 15 giờ trước

    I am in makeup school and in my film and television class we are not just learning about makeup on a set but every department that we as to make artists will have to come in contact with. And the scene with nurses one wearing an eye mask and the other isn't. That's continuity in the wardrobe department.

  • mattbell555
    mattbell555 15 giờ trước

    He lied, under martial law, FEMA has a lot of power.

  • sKIPper76M
    sKIPper76M 15 giờ trước

    17:49 - "Generally speaking, it doesn't happen in 10 or 15 seconds ..." - what does this guy know that he's not saying?!?

  • chesilly
    chesilly 18 giờ trước

    He deserved that applause at the end 👏

  • L Buono
    L Buono 20 giờ trước

    he is critiquing defcon 1 stuff as if has actual zombie outbreak experience. zombie is fiction so accept that a lot of his input is a accurate Im sure but fictional senora leave alone SNL intimate scene telling us that wasnt how to have an intimate relationship

  • TINDERLVL10 voxyi1
    TINDERLVL10 voxyi1 20 giờ trước

    Part 2

  • stoffni
    stoffni 20 giờ trước

    I guess when it comes to E.T, you would want to decontaminate before aswell. Our germs would be dangerous for the alien aswell, so limiting that risk would probably be a priority.

  • Samara white
    Samara white 22 giờ trước

    Ok firs, I love this guy lol! Hes so freaking matter of fact lol. Second, seeing Glenn hurt my heart...

  • VishVarm
    VishVarm 22 giờ trước

    This man should play Plague, Inc.

  • Tanmoy Barik
    Tanmoy Barik 23 giờ trước

    'coz the measles virus is a RNA virus'. Oh that really got me. Despite having studied viruses and microbiology, I didn't find out this small inaccuracy in the show.

  • froglaps40
    froglaps40 Ngày trước

    I would think scientifically speaking in the ET reference, a pre-entry decontamination would take place to protect the alien's health ... not just our after contact.

  • FoempThe
    FoempThe Ngày trước

    On "World War Z": yes, the virus doesn't choose. But I heard about someting infectious in mice which makes them overly brave, which leads them being eaten by cats, further spreading the virus. So it's not that the virus is choosing to make the mice overly brave, it's that natural selection selected that brave-making virus over another. Could that still not be a valid explanation for these zombies only infecting healthy hosts? Even if in the current form of the virus it doesn't really matter (they are really fast etc), it could be a vestigial evolutionary remnant.

  • Trevor Lambert
    Trevor Lambert Ngày trước

    It's been about 40 years since I saw ET, but I thought the decontamination on the way in was to protect ET, not the other way around.

  • Trevor Lambert
    Trevor Lambert Ngày trước

    "...this is pure sci-fi." -guy describing a sci-fi horror movie

  • Adrien Barrette
    Adrien Barrette Ngày trước

    I'm sure this man doesn't care about expiry dates. HE decides when the food goes bad. This dude knows so much!

  • vivek chemmannoor
    vivek chemmannoor Ngày trước

    Watch the malayalam movie virus and tell us how accurate it is.

  • Clown Babies
    Clown Babies Ngày trước

    best line 20:27

  • Yommi2000
    Yommi2000 Ngày trước +1

    Doctor: "You're gonna die sir, your organs are shutting down"
    Brian: "Yea, this isnt accurate"

  • kitchensinkchronicles
    kitchensinkchronicles Ngày trước +1

    i’d love to see this guy’s reaction to the quarantined kid who kept escaping and coughing on people in crazy ex girlfriend

  • Darrell Wetzel jr.
    Darrell Wetzel jr. Ngày trước

    This is my real life job. I’ve met this dude, as many containment labs has.

  • Nostalgic Gamer
    Nostalgic Gamer Ngày trước

    You would want to decontaminate yourself before entering to avoid spreading disease to the alien and kill it.

  • Bioshock Bombshell
    Bioshock Bombshell Ngày trước

    I am actually terrified of zombie/infection pandemic movies because of this right here. Not the infected themselves or becoming a zombie but the insanity it would cause and its much harder to escape a virus than an actual zombie. Watching this was nightmare inducing, great video!

  • Cris KP
    Cris KP Ngày trước

    2:50 The programm is called Pymol

  • Nicko741
    Nicko741 Ngày trước +1

    That "The Thing" scene...one of the reasons why I love cinema

  • Ella Jansma
    Ella Jansma Ngày trước

    he should play plague inc

  • Kiki G.
    Kiki G. Ngày trước

    I find it odd that I used more decontamination procedures to manufacture medical devices than he did going in to save people's lives knowing they were already immune compromised.

  • Jassy Rahal
    Jassy Rahal Ngày trước

    Can you do political scenes, high level interviews like how the investigators and all behave while interviewing powerful people or officials and how accurate the procedures are like in House of cards and other political shows and movies.

  • Sekewed Obot
    Sekewed Obot Ngày trước

    Imagine having a nose itch with that face shield on :/

  • Micc Rhaafetl
    Micc Rhaafetl Ngày trước

    Would have been cool if he had gone over the WoW pandemic.

  • Filip Pejakovic
    Filip Pejakovic Ngày trước

    Should have asked if cutting of a infected part or area will severe the bond between the virus/disease and the human host. most likely answer is no but would be cool to see him explain the world war z scene when the girl loses her arm

  • Professor X
    Professor X Ngày trước

    This video is more horrifying than recent horror movies

  • Gloria Montgomery
    Gloria Montgomery Ngày trước +1

    In “the Andromeda Strain” I thought that the decontamination before entering the secure Wildfire lab was to prevent contamination of the alien specimen. Which makes sense

  • Alexandria
    Alexandria Ngày trước

    hahah i love this guy

  • Julia De
    Julia De Ngày trước

    He kind of reminds me of Dr Mike

  • LeagueOfFox
    LeagueOfFox Ngày trước

    Zombie movies are fictional but I virus most likely could infect and active it’s effect very quickly once inside your blood stream. Their are real plants, insects, animals, and viruses out they are now in real world I can kill you in less than a minute or even seconds.

  • Bejita666
    Bejita666 Ngày trước

    The movie Pandemic at 19:00 is it the 2007 movie or something else?

  • Ryan Black
    Ryan Black Ngày trước

    "And the band played on" is a very accurate depiction of what happened in the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

  • Star jinja m
    Star jinja m Ngày trước

    Does I am a legend have more then one ending I know this is a weird question but I remember watching it once and then a second time and I saw a different ending

  • Huron .Blackheart
    Huron .Blackheart 2 ngày trước

    Yeah but how accurate is the game Pandemic?

  • Loki D. Wolf - Random Stuff
    Loki D. Wolf - Random Stuff 2 ngày trước

    That was fun! Mainly because I didn't know some of these things. As well as I bet people believe what they see and hear in these movies and shows because the presentation is done in such a convincing way. And, most of us aren't experts or even novices when it comes to knowing about diseases, viruses and the tech used to identify them.

  • spookydonkey513
    spookydonkey513 2 ngày trước +1

    He keeps saying how they would never lock people up against their will which is true now but in these crisis situations where humanity might be at risk I wouldn’t be so quick to laugh it off.