The Ebola Virus Explained — How Your Body Fights For Survival

  • Published: 06 November 2014
  • What does the Ebola virus actually do in your body? Why is it so dangerous and why does it kill so many people? We take a look at the apocalyptic war that rages in the body after an infection by the Ebola virus and the soldiers fighting.

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    • Stuffstuffington Stuff
      Stuffstuffington Stuff  4 weeks back

      @roberto5red5rocky And the whole don't worry about it thing...smh. We just need 1 outbreak here in the US or it to be spread to our bats ( relatively-easy terrorist attack ) and we will see just how much worse Ebola is than the Flu. Sure the Flu is the worst, but everyone gets it and survival rates are much better than Ebola.

      I will take the Flu or Ebola 8 days a week.

    • Philip Margate
      Philip Margate  2 months back

      Immune system: we are going to win!!!!
      Ebola: release the kraken!!!!
      Immune system: are you a joke to me??!!!!

    • Estifanos Wendimu
      Estifanos Wendimu  2 months back

      you guys must make one for HIV

    • Robert James Perez
      Robert James Perez  3 months back

      What happens whe you survive?

    • Doom2exe
      Doom2exe  3 months back

      In short Ebola SUCKS!

  • Bestcool5
    Bestcool5  6 hours back


    • Demetrios junior Demetriostone

      Ebola Power

      • Octavio R
        Octavio R  22 hours back

        *white people infected now virus has gone too far!* says journal

        • Ibrahim bajwa
          Ibrahim bajwa  22 hours back

          Complement system: WE'ILL SEE ABOUT THAT
          World: ebola has been eradicated

          • Kalibur Chidoris
            Kalibur Chidoris  1 days back

            You need EBOLA to now tha way..... clock clock clock clock

            • xav ball
              xav ball  1 days back

              is ebola exist in 2019?

              • Daniel 13245 Jimenez
                Daniel 13245 Jimenez  1 days back


                • Vexilloman
                  Vexilloman  2 days back

                  1.9K Children from Congo disliked this video

                  • steve gordon
                    steve gordon  2 days back

                    Why would a thing destroy its new home?

                    • Maxine Bonadie
                      Maxine Bonadie  2 days back

                      This show is hella political now and I’m for it LOL

                      “White people affected now it’s gone too far”

                      • Killer66z
                        Killer66z  2 days back

                        Narrator: Her it is in simple form

                        Me: THAT’S NOT SIMPLE

                        • Goku
                          Goku  2 days back

                          Ebola infects while people!

                          Now the virus has gone too far.

                          LOL so true! Until white people get infected no one cares!

                          • Adaobi Lemechi
                            Adaobi Lemechi  2 days back

                            You never experienced it that's why you say the media hype around it

                            • That1 Asian
                              That1 Asian  2 days back

                              I hope one day humans evolve to become immune to most of the stuff that wants to kill us...

                              • mr Anonymous
                                mr Anonymous  2 days back

                                Is anybody else watching because they have Ebola

                                • Mary joy Gelizon
                                  Mary joy Gelizon  3 days back

                                  Everytime we have a cold or were sick theres a war bigger and worse than ww2 inside our body

                                • Gods Jeade
                                  Gods Jeade  3 days back

                                  Ebola vs marburg?

                                  • Jose Luis Ortega Ochoa

                                    LOVED the StarCraft refrence. Brilliant haha

                                    • HellFire
                                      HellFire  3 days back

                                      It seems Kurzgesagt creators has played Starcraft a lot :)

                                      • Someone
                                        Someone  3 days back

                                        If you can't beat em, join em.

                                        -Infected Macrophage

                                        • Mr. Yee haw
                                          Mr. Yee haw  3 days back

                                          I thought this was a new vid and clicked it as fast as i could

                                          • axxuka
                                            axxuka  4 days back

                                            The even more awesome part : Een if all your immune cells and liver are being nuked, your body is still able to take back control in about a week. Ok you have heavy blood pressure, oxygen AND hydratation therapy, but somewhere some cells are heroes and can fight back.

                                            • michael farrell
                                              michael farrell  4 days back

                                              Supposed to be doing science fair rn looks like this is more interesting tho

                                              • Hannah Tomfohrde
                                                Hannah Tomfohrde  4 days back

                                                I KNEW OT HE LIKES POKÉMON BECAUSE IN HIS ANTI VAX THERE WAS A DOUDO NOW ZUBAT

                                                • I actually made her pregnant but

                                                  Ebola is basically the hitler of microorgansims

                                                  • Nun with Dual Berettas

                                                    Cell 1: Start Cytokine Storm
                                                    Cell 2: But Sire, our troops.
                                                    Cell 1: Just do it!

                                                    • lakeinflames
                                                      lakeinflames  5 days back

                                                      Don't think I didn't see that starcraft reference you sneaky sneaky

                                                      • Joseph Stalin
                                                        Joseph Stalin  5 days back

                                                        could you make video about cancer

                                                        • Twitch_StarLord_
                                                          Twitch_StarLord_  5 days back

                                                          Nice vid.

                                                          ~The Forgotten Star

                                                          • ViscoseComb 24
                                                            ViscoseComb 24  6 days back

                                                            are there any bacteria or other viruses that directly attack the ebola virus?

                                                            I don't know if anything like the bacteriophage exists for viruses, but if we ever find one, we could potentially use nature to fight nature.

                                                            • bean seed
                                                              bean seed  6 days back

                                                              3:55 I use the body to destroy the body

                                                              • Heider Alexis Rivera Mora

                                                                Pongan subtítulos en español

                                                                • JOTM222
                                                                  JOTM222  7 days back

                                                                  The Virus Infection Explained video is the Half Life 3 of this channel. Just that a very little amount of people even care (I still sort of want to see it).

                                                                  • Sheih _YT
                                                                    Sheih _YT  1 weeks back

                                                                    The StarCraft references lmao

                                                                    • Jacob Kreifels
                                                                      Jacob Kreifels  1 weeks back

                                                                      So Ebola brainwash cells?!

                                                                      • Mister Premium
                                                                        Mister Premium  1 weeks back

                                                                        they need to make a movie about this like osmosis jones

                                                                        • A person yeet
                                                                          A person yeet  1 weeks back

                                                                          Ebola has Ebola la la la la la
                                                                          Your body has ebola la la la la la
                                                                          Your immune system has Ebola la la la la la
                                                                          Like if you get the refrence

                                                                          • Neil Murthy
                                                                            Neil Murthy  1 weeks back

                                                                            Oh so while humans are getting infected by Ebola so are the cells. Innnteressting......................

                                                                            • ͔
                                                                              ͔  6 days back


                                                                          • Craig Johnson
                                                                            Craig Johnson  1 weeks back

                                                                            Love the little doctor who comment

                                                                            • Team NF
                                                                              Team NF  2 weeks back

                                                                              Ebola:I use the immune system to destroy the immune system

                                                                              • HistoricalDogeking ,
                                                                                HistoricalDogeking ,  2 weeks back

                                                                                Do you know da we?

                                                                                • Timothy Jenkins
                                                                                  Timothy Jenkins  2 weeks back

                                                                                  4:30 Pokemon and Tardis... WHY YOU GUYS WHY!?!?!?!?!?

                                                                                  • Timothy Jenkins
                                                                                    Timothy Jenkins  2 weeks back

                                                                                    CONGRATS GUYS EBOLA IS NOW A RACE TRACK IN LONDON *Triggered Intensifies*

                                                                                    • Christian Brock Randall


                                                                                      • Convict
                                                                                        Convict  2 weeks back

                                                                                        So ... Ebola's like ... a better version of AIDS?

                                                                                        • Apurv Surya
                                                                                          Apurv Surya  2 weeks back

                                                                                          When this virus threat was on its peak, I was 12 years old then, I got so depressed , literally mentally broken, everytime I was scared of getting infected by ebola.

                                                                                          • Norm T
                                                                                            Norm T  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Don't you love how somehow tobacco was the cure....( Some extra mods of course) ebola making tobacco great again.