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  2 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

  • Pirated Unknown
    Pirated Unknown  14 hours back

    Kindly dont mislead peoples. Ebola is deadly

    • Tammy Medaris
      Tammy Medaris  20 hours back

      Sounds like a man made virus to me..

      • MegaGenius YT
        MegaGenius YT  1 days back


        • 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  2 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  2 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.

                • 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  3 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  4 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  4 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  5 days back

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

                                  • Ricardo Cabrera
                                    Ricardo Cabrera  6 days back

                                    Can you talk about MRSA I'm a survivor

                                    • Miraj Joshi
                                      Miraj Joshi  7 days back

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

                                      • mush room
                                        mush room  7 days back

                                        do bacteriophages can do this?

                                        • Mora
                                          Mora  7 days 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.

                                                • Michael Escobedo
                                                  Michael Escobedo  1 weeks back


                                                  • 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  2 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

                                                                                          • Capybara Stealthy909
                                                                                            Capybara Stealthy909  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Lol zubat ebola

                                                                                            • Chris Kelleher
                                                                                              Chris Kelleher  3 weeks back

                                                                                              End of June 2019. I came to this video because Ebola outbreak again in Africa. Takes manpower exercising safety precautions just to be care givers to the dying. Thank God for the people who come to such a poor area to help. Pray for the victims and an end to the crisis. 🙏👍🏥🚑.