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Dr. Michael Greger - How To Survive A Pandemic: Overcoming COVID-19 & Preventing The Next Deadly Outbreak


Physician, Bestselling Author & Professional Speaker

Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, among countless other symposia and institutions; testified before Congress; has appeared on shows such as The Colbert Report and The Dr. Oz Show; and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous “meat defamation” trial. In 2017, he was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award.

Dr. Greger’s most recent scientific publications in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Critical Reviews in Microbiology, Family and Community Health, and the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition, and Public Health explore the public health implications of industrialized animal agriculture.

Dr. Greger is also licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition and is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He was featured on the Healthy Living Channel promoting his latest nutrition DVDs and honored to teach part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s esteemed nutrition course at Cornell University. Dr. Greger’s nutrition work can be found at, which is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit charity.

He is the author of Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching and Carbophobia: The Scary Truth Behind America’s Low Carb Craze. His latest books — How Not to Die, the How Not to Die Cookbook, and How Not to Diet — became instant New York Times Best Sellers.

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1. How To Survive A Pandemic
2. Pandemic Prevention
3. The Next Pandemic Might Kill Billions
4. Social Distancing Causes Other Types Of Deaths
5. There Is A Political Reason Why Things Won’t Change
6. The Best Reaction To Bad Information, Is More Information
7. Social Distancing Works For Those With A Weak Immune System
8. Your Health Should Not Put Others At Risk
9. How I Would Have Handled Public Policies
10. Why Knowing The Numerator Is Important To Accurately Tell The Figures
11. Twisting The Numbers To Sell More Medication
12. Will The Vaccine Be Effective
13. How Do We Avoid The Next Vaccine?
14. The Aids Epidemic
15. Healthy Eating For A Better Lifestyle
16. How Can We Keep Society Going?
17. Will China’s Wet Markets Be Regulated


00:00 | Trailer.
01:00 | Brian’s introduction.
02:42 | Expert in viruses, Dr Michael Greger’s new book, How to Survive a Pandemic.
05:18 | Covid-19 is a low category pandemic and may be a dress rehearsal for future greater pandemic threat.
09:36 | Use this time to wake us out of our complacency for future far worse pandemics.
10:55 | The fog of war.
12:47 | The risk of severe disease and death depends upon our healthcare resource availability.
15:26 | Dr Michael Greger’s opinion of the action taken by the WHO, CDC and world governments
20:04 | Over-reaction may cause future higher death rate.
23:07 | How in China, more lives were saved by lockdown than Covid-19 killed.
26:20 | Political, scientific, and medical indecision around social distancing and wearing of face masks.
27:54 | Shutting down platforms when the best antidote to bad information is more information.
32:56 | Dr Michael Gregor’s view on face masks and social distancing and the health of more at risk individuals.
37:15 | Should people have to take responsibility for their lifestyle choices which affect themselves, but society too?
39:45 | Why global transparency and cooperation in pandemics is vital.
46:14 | Establishing the numerator and a blatant lie by a pharmaceutical company dictating global policy.
52:19 | Why a simple blood pressure check is a cash cow for the medical industry.
54:57 | Powerful food industry’s influence on government policy.
56:52 | Why he continues to promote a healthy plant-based diet.
59:20 | Dr Michael Gregor’s views on vaccinations.
1:14:30 | The origin of the Covid-19 virus and where the next pandemic could come from.
1:17:40 | Memory of the Aids epidemic and beneficial knowledge gained from it.
1:19:47 | Change in meat production could help prevent a far worse virus pandemic in the future.
1:27:15 | China’s continued wet markets.
1:28:50 | The argument for and against using track and trace this pandemic.
1:33:23 | Dr Michael Gregor couldn’t have dreamed of a better pandemic.
1:37:26 | Do people really realise their diet can affect their chances in a virus pandemic?
1:40:04 | How to learn more about Dr Michael Gregor’s work.
1:41:14 | Brian’s summing up.


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