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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    The Ebola Virus Explained — How Your Body Fights For Survival


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    • roberto5red5rocky
      roberto5red5rocky  3 days back

      This video is acting like its not a horrible epidemic in another place. smh basically us Americans are safe so dont worry. thats cold

    • Nickolas Jeffrey
      Nickolas Jeffrey  3 weeks back

      Could you put a link to virus infection explanined please and thank you

    • EpicChris
      EpicChris  1 months back

      @Amanda Zou curts-guess-ogt

    • THE AWEZ
      THE AWEZ  1 months back

      U said that in measles video stop saying it again

    • Amanda Zou
      Amanda Zou  2 months back

      How do I pronounce kurzgesagt

  • Irodoku Puzzle
    Irodoku Puzzle  10 hours back

    Ebola is suspiciously specific for the human immune system also affects black people more because the cell mentioned is more frequent on white people, make sense that is a human made weapon that went wrong, targeted for black people, Apartheid fits the profile

    • ImmaGoku
      ImmaGoku  11 hours back


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        Plz sub I need money  16 hours back

        Soooo the conclusion is:

        *u now ded*

        • Pirated Unknown
          Pirated Unknown  1 days back

          Kindly dont mislead peoples. Ebola is deadly

          • Tammy Medaris
            Tammy Medaris  2 days back

            Sounds like a man made virus to me..

            • MegaGenius YT
              MegaGenius YT  2 days back

              *GET READY FOR COMBAT!*

              • Melly Kidd
                Melly Kidd  2 days back

                This disease would make for one heck of a “Cells At Work!” anime episode.

                • Laurentia Sumarni
                  Laurentia Sumarni  2 days back

                  What is the weeknes of ebola virus

                  • Stop beingstupid
                    Stop beingstupid  3 days back

                    i think i got it we get rid of most of the imune and live cells in put then human like condiches wich replake and qt last attemp we launch all the innume cells wich will kill it and quickly push it out then give a new liver

                    • Justin Ruiz
                      Justin Ruiz  3 days back

                      "Paradoxically, the healthier the immune system, the more damage it can do to itself"

                      How is that a paradox? If the immune system is healthier, then the weapons it uses will be stronger since there isn't much damage to said weapon.

                      • Catherine Lawson
                        Catherine Lawson  12 hours back

                        But if your immune system is healthy, it wouldn't be fucked in the first place

                    • だれも
                      だれも  3 days back

                      hey zubat is my favorite pokemon

                      • Ricky Hand
                        Ricky Hand  3 days back

                        4:32 Kurzgesagt is sjw confirmed. At least, in a nut shell.

                        • Troy Molina
                          Troy Molina  4 days back

                          So AIDS and EBOLA have something in common.

                          • Jessie Dizon
                            Jessie Dizon  4 days back

                            Only a theory what if you take a poisonous snake that has antidote against the poison ready ? Almost like doing a chemotherapy treatment and so on ? 👶👶👶👽☣🚮

                            • Sean barber
                              Sean barber  5 days back

                              Ebola: "I'M THE SCARIEST AND DEADLIEST!"
                              Malaria: "Nah, man, I've got ya beat, I kill loads of CHILDREN."
                              Anti-vaxxers: "Hold my beer...."

                              • Oussama Eng
                                Oussama Eng  5 days back


                                • Viorel Condrut
                                  Viorel Condrut  5 days back

                                  What if you had a really really strong immune system,like the strongest immune system in the world?

                                  • Thulest
                                    Thulest  5 days back

                                    ad leest I gno de wae

                                    • Wade Schnoor
                                      Wade Schnoor  6 days back

                                      Ebola has to be a man made virus 🦠 it seems way to powerful and evil to be natural

                                      • Ricardo Cabrera
                                        Ricardo Cabrera  7 days back

                                        Can you talk about MRSA I'm a survivor

                                        • Miraj Joshi
                                          Miraj Joshi  1 weeks back

                                          It's like this one special forces commando who gets behind enemy lines and brings down an entire nation.

                                          • mush room
                                            mush room  1 weeks back

                                            do bacteriophages can do this?

                                            • Mora
                                              Mora  1 weeks back

                                              Primitive Africa: We have the deadliest diseases out there. Malaria, Ebola, you name it!

                                              California: We literally have the Black Death.

                                              Primitive Africa: How the fu...

                                              • Juuzou Suzuya
                                                Juuzou Suzuya  1 weeks back

                                                *Top 10 reason why Ugandan Knuckles says "Ebola"*

                                                • fatmanboi fatmanmelon
                                                  fatmanboi fatmanmelon  1 weeks back

                                                  Pump a bunch of phages in there

                                                  • WoLF-z
                                                    WoLF-z  1 weeks back

                                                    Just don't get Ebola so you won't die.

                                                    • Lydia Sensei
                                                      Lydia Sensei  1 weeks back

                                                      aaaaand it's back again in DRC and first cases in Uganda.

                                                      • David Perez
                                                        David Perez  1 weeks back

                                                        Why is the intro so different

                                                        • Neoduino Vlogs
                                                          Neoduino Vlogs  1 weeks back

                                                          Make a full immune system video series!

                                                          • raymond glover
                                                            raymond glover  2 weeks back

                                                            0:00 don’t you mean Ebola (ee-bo-la)?

                                                            • BlueStoneTimes
                                                              BlueStoneTimes  2 weeks back

                                                              Yall should make an immune system poster. Just a suggestion.

                                                              • lazy turtle
                                                                lazy turtle  2 weeks back

                                                                "Your body requires more minerals"

                                                                • Strazdas
                                                                  Strazdas  2 weeks back

                                                                  Ebola is a shit virus. It burns itself too fast and transfers too hard. It would never break out in the west due to basic higiene standards. The only reason it survives in Africa is because their shitty culture does things like kissing wounds of dead people and attacking hospitals to "rescue" the patients.

                                                                  • SuperDrab De
                                                                    SuperDrab De  2 weeks back

                                                                    What makes enderbola so dangerous? How can a virus kill itself so fast?

                                                                    • walterD1 Animations
                                                                      walterD1 Animations  2 weeks back

                                                                      *The cells are in danger*

                                                                      Cells: WE WILL LUNCH A KAMIKAZE ATTACK!!! AT LEAST WE DIED GIVING IT ALL!!!

                                                                      • Aaron Marks
                                                                        Aaron Marks  2 weeks back

                                                                        Old school Kurzgesagt

                                                                        • ppbonbon
                                                                          ppbonbon  2 weeks back

                                                                          wait so then how do people SURVIVE ebola?

                                                                          • Öykü Melis Sarı
                                                                            Öykü Melis Sarı  2 weeks back

                                                                            4:32 Pokémon has caught

                                                                            • Paula Rodrigues
                                                                              Paula Rodrigues  2 weeks back

                                                                              THE WALKING DEAD

                                                                              • Ghyt Bhhg
                                                                                Ghyt Bhhg  2 weeks back

                                                                                So it kills 10 children every five minutes

                                                                                • Aziz Abd
                                                                                  Aziz Abd  3 weeks back

                                                                                  No No no!!!!

                                                                                  • exe Dev
                                                                                    exe Dev  3 weeks back

                                                                                    4:34 zubat dangerous? I’ve only seen this raw meme once

                                                                                    • exe Dev
                                                                                      exe Dev  3 weeks back

                                                                                      1:48 virgin killer LoL

                                                                                      • Unnur Birna Sigurðardóttir

                                                                                        Yeah, This helps me stress more. I cant sleep already because when i found an Vid that showed mw Ebola i needed to learn everything i could so this helps but it also doesnt because stress is going everywhere. I have a headache. My brain is learning 7000000000000 times more things in the 5 hours ive been researching than a year at school. Be careful kids, Research kills more HOOmans than Ebola, Dont do to much research, im about to die from Research. Im proud of my 12 year life span, and my OCD and myyyy.... Family for givin meh stress

                                                                                        • nebojsa1976
                                                                                          nebojsa1976  2 weeks back

                                                                                          But you have no clue how correct you are. But yes, more research means more depression and more social isolation. That will be the problem of the future. Why not buy a farm and grow chicken and cows and lettuce and tomatoes.

                                                                                        • Unnur Birna Sigurðardóttir
                                                                                          Unnur Birna Sigurðardóttir  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Yesh, i liked my own Comment cuz im a jerk.

                                                                                      • SuperDrab De
                                                                                        SuperDrab De  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Wot. Antibodies and antitoxins will destroy ebola

                                                                                        • Aman Ramesh
                                                                                          Aman Ramesh  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Ebola: I'm the most dangerous disease!

                                                                                          Cancer: Hold my beer.....

                                                                                          • Gavin Lulu
                                                                                            Gavin Lulu  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Ebola: i RULE THIS BODY NOW

                                                                                            *Mean While...*

                                                                                            *Phage Enters the Body*

                                                                                            Phage: YOU PICK THE WRONG HOUSE FOOL