The Ebola Virus Explained - How Your Body Fights For Survival

  • Published on Nov 6, 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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Comments • 10 527

  • Amzing pro guy
    Amzing pro guy 16 hours ago

    U CRAP

  • Amzing pro guy
    Amzing pro guy 16 hours ago

    And f$&k u EBLO

  • Amzing pro guy
    Amzing pro guy 16 hours ago


  • Savannah Matos
    Savannah Matos Day ago

    Antibiotics can kill your good intestine cells

  • Savannah Matos
    Savannah Matos Day ago

    The flu is bad because people are too dumb to know IT'S A VIRUS and take antibiotics. Then they get IBS

  • Epic :P
    Epic :P Day ago

    Our immunity system is too weak, its like theyre fighting high level enemies that has the ability to infect

  • Alif Mahardhika Putra

    So there is still no cure, isn't it? :(

  • Afifsp sherva
    Afifsp sherva Day ago


  • Elite Combine
    Elite Combine 2 days ago

    How about the soviet virus that cures everything the nano things the smallest machine

  • Jesse Ang
    Jesse Ang 2 days ago

    I swear he says "what makes a boner so dangerous" at the first part.

  • kimberley linert
    kimberley linert 2 days ago

    very cool.

  • Valyrym Wolf
    Valyrym Wolf 2 days ago

    Norton AV: Everything is fine
    Your computer: you dont have access to that folder

  • Siddhant Yadav
    Siddhant Yadav 2 days ago

    man are these people big pokéfans

  • Kniferz Uzumaki
    Kniferz Uzumaki 2 days ago

    Wait if they infect the guard cells...
    Why don't the guard cells fight back?

  • Raner
    Raner 2 days ago +1

    So... no-no for ebola vaccines?

  • Josh Gar
    Josh Gar 3 days ago

    GUYS DONT PANIC WE'VE GOT A WEAPON TO.If you ask what is it it is bacteria phage

  • Chloe Young
    Chloe Young 3 days ago

    The music makes me want to watch some tim burton film >.>

  • MegaMasterShifu Wang

    I want the virus infection one right now!!!!!!!!

  • shut up!
    shut up! 3 days ago

    I had a Ebola soup this morning

  • Philip Hankes
    Philip Hankes 4 days ago

    Love the use of graphics to break everything down! Really keeps me engaged and I understand it at the level explained. I also enjoy the Starcraft references in your videos!

  • Vincent Bishop
    Vincent Bishop 4 days ago

    Star wars: the last Ebola

  • Thefighter
    Thefighter 4 days ago

    I love all the Pokemon references you put in there. Nice work, Zubat!

  • iSpecious
    iSpecious 5 days ago

    Very nice and informative

  • Rappy Dappy
    Rappy Dappy 5 days ago

    So short said....

    Ebola are gonna spread... but...
    AS THE SWARM! (SC Reference.)

  • jrag1000
    jrag1000 5 days ago

    A rather upbeat video rather unusual lol.

  • DarkMatterGaming
    DarkMatterGaming 5 days ago

    just asking is the virus infection still a thing or is it gone?

  • Doggies in Space
    Doggies in Space 5 days ago

    For such an overwhelming infection, all you can imagine when thinking about this infection, is death. So we have to spread the truth about this infection

  • TheAveragePlayer
    TheAveragePlayer 5 days ago

    do u no da wae (this joke is so dead)

  • Name Last Name
    Name Last Name 6 days ago

    almost as if it was designed to make humans go extinct

  • Stilk_ #CreatingNewChannel

    And the monocytes what is the function

  • Phobe
    Phobe 6 days ago

    biology announces ebola 2 "we changed the RNA lmao"

  • Drew
    Drew 6 days ago

    Hepatitis C would be interesting

  • Annika Kosenkranius
    Annika Kosenkranius 7 days ago

    I cant sleep now cause if it gets to estoina welp bye bye.

  • Mada Playz
    Mada Playz 8 days ago

    it's DE WAE

  • Pengu, Penguin King
    Pengu, Penguin King 8 days ago

    wonder what's a worm look like at a microscope
    *gets Ebola*

  • Jadey o3o
    Jadey o3o 8 days ago +1

    Bruh how come Ebola is so smart?

  • Doggo
    Doggo 8 days ago

    Epic wae XDDD epic maymay

  • tan joby
    tan joby 8 days ago

    Person with a weak immune system VS Ebola||| Person:fUcK yoU

  • Bob Cobb
    Bob Cobb 9 days ago

    damn ebola is fucked

  • Sayan guria
    Sayan guria 9 days ago

    I just had thought, if someone who has cancer catch ebola then what happens? Will immortal cancer cell kill ebola or ebola kills cancer?

  • Mat
    Mat 9 days ago

    so it's a zombie apocalypse in our body can't wait for the walking dead "made in china" of course

  • royale bae
    royale bae 9 days ago

    Got some eboli

    BAPAK GAMING 9 days ago

    ebola vs bacteriophage

  • MAKA Rammiance
    MAKA Rammiance 9 days ago

    So what you’re saying is...
    That if we don’t touch bats and don’t touch the human effected

    We’ll end Ebola?


  • Brownskikuca
    Brownskikuca 9 days ago


  • Sayan guria
    Sayan guria 9 days ago

    So it's basically generals are replaced by imposters and our army become their army

  • Volthoom Power Ring
    Volthoom Power Ring 10 days ago

    _I neva freeze_

  • Yogurt ninja
    Yogurt ninja 10 days ago

    Everytime he sais Ebola it sounds like 'a boner'

  • Amen Anteneh
    Amen Anteneh 10 days ago

    Is Ebola curable

  • maximum PW
    maximum PW 10 days ago

    Bad Bois....

  • SirFantasticXX
    SirFantasticXX 11 days ago

    10 reasons why *_clickbaiting_* works even better with ebola

    only 90s kids will understand

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie
    Chocolate Chip Cookie 11 days ago +1

    I am so damn confused 🤔😫😯😮😐😶

  • NutzernameKP
    NutzernameKP 11 days ago

    Nature made Ebola by itself an virus which kills itself? Hmmmmmmmmm

  • Deep Das
    Deep Das 11 days ago

    Please make a video on hltv-1

  • Lau囡囡
    Lau囡囡 11 days ago

    Wow you doing really good keep making more videos

  • Huckulluss '
    Huckulluss ' 12 days ago


  • GamesWith Anty
    GamesWith Anty 12 days ago

    Damnit now I have to wash my hands

  • Verbunden Phoenix
    Verbunden Phoenix 12 days ago

    Albert Einstein called he said he wants he’s brain back

  • michael mahrous
    michael mahrous 12 days ago

    What without ebola we will never know de wae

  • Mhel Dane Culala
    Mhel Dane Culala 12 days ago

    I'm so freakin afraid right now 😨😨😨

  • I Dunno
    I Dunno 13 days ago +2

    Who else feels smart af after watching these videos

  • The Logan Express
    The Logan Express 13 days ago


  • scp096 xd
    scp096 xd 13 days ago

    Is it just me or the monocyte looks like polish flag?

  • S10N3
    S10N3 13 days ago

    drink lots of water!

  • Solid Color
    Solid Color 13 days ago

    just like zombie outbreak in body scale

  • J.R. Caldoon
    J.R. Caldoon 13 days ago

    Ebola is an excellent example of a virus being _too_ effective at messing up its host. It causes such obvious effects, and is so deadly, that it prevents itself from spreading far during an outbreak.
    The 1918 flu pandemic was far, far worse, in terms of lives lost.
    Smallpox was much worse, too, but now it's gone -- can we hope to say the same for things like Ebola, Marsburg, and other nasty, recent entrants into the pantheon of pathogenic horrors?

  • Siddhanth Bhat
    Siddhanth Bhat 13 days ago

    Ebola isnt the problem the problem is rucka rucka ali

  • Riquaza
    Riquaza 14 days ago

    i told my friend to not watch this video since 10 children will die

  • shadow the hedgehog
    shadow the hedgehog 14 days ago

    you need ebola to know da we

  • Diana Siva
    Diana Siva 14 days ago

    Please make nippah virus

  • J o l y n e
    J o l y n e 14 days ago

    Let's be like natural killer cells. Sacrifice before anything bad happens lol

  • A mental Hufflepuff
    A mental Hufflepuff 15 days ago

    White people infected. Now the virus has gone too far.

  • A Viewer
    A Viewer 15 days ago

    Stupid question: so if you survive ebola a bunch of times (nearly impossible) will your immune system get used to it and fight ebola from now on easily? Which means u mate and we evolve to fight ebola o.o

  • CryptoDaughter
    CryptoDaughter 16 days ago

    So the cells are just okay with their BOSS telling them to kill themselves?

  • The gamer Collin
    The gamer Collin 16 days ago

    Well, you can't stop running, so you're gonna die when your heart explodes...But on the bright side, you have Ebola, type 3 diabetes, and terminal infinity brain cancer, so you'll die a quick death! ^_^ - Doctor Me

  • Zakai Gibson
    Zakai Gibson 16 days ago

    up to 500000 people die from the common flu a year O.O i got the common flu the other day ago

  • Michael Clark
    Michael Clark 17 days ago

    Someone else has probably said this, but I can't find it so I'll say it again. Since this video was published, a vaccine was tested in the outbreak before the one that just broke out. It was amazingly successful, apparently 100%. They vaccinated people exposed to people with ebola. None of those people got sick. That rate will certainly be reduced with a larger sample size, but the bottom line is that the vaccine can protect from ebola. It works.
    Unfortunately it has to be stored at -80C, which limits storage and distribution. Now that we know a vaccine can work, new versions are being developed that can be stored more easily, So more reason for a co-ordinated effective response to ebola outbreaks, and ever less reason for panic.

  • Spicy Crusader
    Spicy Crusader 17 days ago

    When are you gonna make one for virus's? It's been four years.

  • Paper Mario
    Paper Mario 18 days ago +2

    With your art style, you guys should make porn

  • Phil Swift
    Phil Swift 18 days ago

    Ohhhh my brudda that is the wae

  • dabstudio gaming
    dabstudio gaming 18 days ago

    if it happens to you drink plenty of water

  • Az Frozen
    Az Frozen 18 days ago

    I remember how there was an Ebola patient in Australia way back in 2015

  • jhope on replay
    jhope on replay 18 days ago


  • Xrobor0b0X
    Xrobor0b0X 19 days ago

    Do know the wae

  • Yolo Driver
    Yolo Driver 19 days ago

    Try Malwarebytes, it should solve it

  • Varun Kumar
    Varun Kumar 21 day ago

    Ebola is made by trump ...

    coz it breaks dem walls :)

  • EroticOnion23
    EroticOnion23 22 days ago

    So how does the 4/10 people fight it off?

  • Alex Ting
    Alex Ting 22 days ago

    Is there gonna be the virus infection video?

  • asrar ahmad
    asrar ahmad 22 days ago

    We are losing the war

  • Branislav Polic
    Branislav Polic 22 days ago

    StarCraft references...

  • TheRisky9
    TheRisky9 23 days ago

    A lot of what is causing Ebola to spread in the regions that it's spreading in is inadequate access to health care. There is also cultural reasons too.

  • Gollvieg
    Gollvieg 23 days ago

    @Kurzgesagt Could you do a video about probiotics and prebiotic's roles in keeping all of us healthy? Maybe tie in E. Coli's Frenemy status.

  • Lilione Pheone
    Lilione Pheone 23 days ago

    can bacteriophages or phages help if they are ingected into ur body?

  • GD SevenEl3ven
    GD SevenEl3ven 23 days ago

    Wait until the bacteria see this

  • Kshithij S
    Kshithij S 23 days ago

    Like to know about Nipah virus which has spread in south India please

  • IamDobyDoge32
    IamDobyDoge32 23 days ago

    How is something soo common and ANNOYING and minor kill ALOT each year??

  • EnDie
    EnDie 24 days ago

    90% u will die in ebola
    9% u survive in ebola
    1% if u die u know de wey

  • drsupremo88
    drsupremo88 24 days ago

    White people infected virus gone too far

  • Alex B.
    Alex B. 25 days ago

    So if you have aids, ebola shouldnt be able to do anything, right? Since you dont have a immune system anymore. Yeah i know youd still die

  • SamE 21666
    SamE 21666 25 days ago

    bacteriophage GO!