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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    • Mev Shabbir
      Mev Shabbir 6 days ago

      do you know real life lore than watch his video its really good like yours but I heard of ebola before

    • JustSome RandomHuman
      JustSome RandomHuman 14 days ago +3

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  • Casius CBU
    Casius CBU Day ago

    True or False: stronger body immune system if watchalot/ listenalot of let say epic music, rpg online youtube gameplay, fallout music, waframe etc? Dont mind the idiots they usually get carried away, wings out of feather and wax thingy.

  • lian ._.
    lian ._. Day ago

    In short ebola is a hacker of the body

  • Albert Studios
    Albert Studios 2 days ago


  • baabaa9000
    baabaa9000 2 days ago

    Isn't it weird that ebola evolved all this when it would be way easier to just stick around in the nervous system like chicken pox? This kills the host, ultimately destroying nearly all the viruses that get created.

  • Dumb Comment
    Dumb Comment 2 days ago

    It's a weapon, poor Africa

  • William Rockward
    William Rockward 2 days ago

    Is this how furries spread as well?

  • Joe Thorth
    Joe Thorth 2 days ago

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  • Omar Alshammry
    Omar Alshammry 2 days ago

    welp this is nothing compared 2 ligma

  • Joseph Rose
    Joseph Rose 2 days ago

    Wow secret agent Orange of America. You have helped so many. Your are, are Burning Hero of Love in hand, wow got to go work on those engines, wash your hands, 😇 look up Agent Orange, and learn all about it, dirty hands can spread desice, so wash your hands with Orange soap, Broght to you By a brother of the true fight club, a brother of a Vet.

  • W
    W 2 days ago +1

    And why does this virus exist? Because some retarded dumbasses want to eat bush meat🤦🏻‍♂️

  • chriscraft6190
    chriscraft6190 3 days ago

    So basically, ebola is a tactical Genius, so basically if Ebola invaded america and ebola was a country
    Ebola kidaps every member of the CIA, brainwashes the shit out of them. They then send them into the country to explain, they shoot New Enlists to the soldiers on sight, or hand them cyanide and tell them it’s a vaccine or some shit to prevent the spread of a new outbreak. This leades the USM unable to react and take out the forces, while they rapidly garrison and conscript soldiers, then, US warrent officers are sent to check the soldiers, they get brainwashed as well though, before they can court martial the brainwashed troops, at the same time, Ebola takes out the leaders of the US, taking out the Minister of Defense, Vice President, and Congress leader. They replace them with brainwashed bois and they make the supply lines go off course and disrupt nearby towns. Causing Mayhem to occur, the standard
    police force realises what’s going on and take action, doing what they can to defeat. Then eventually, yadda yadda yadda, i’m to bored toactually carry ths out so fuck it.

  • Isaac Alverez
    Isaac Alverez 3 days ago

    Thank you for making me feel less worried

  • Kevin Zelaya
    Kevin Zelaya 3 days ago


  • im a tree
    im a tree 3 days ago

    I feel bad for Uganda knuckles now

  • my peepee hurt
    my peepee hurt 3 days ago

    Ebola is like that roommate that eats everything

    THE PSYCHO KING 3 days ago

    nice explaination

  • Mystic Gamer4252
    Mystic Gamer4252 4 days ago

    So Ebola are like Mind-controlling Zombies that infects other cells and mind controls their mind?

  • Justin Nashman
    Justin Nashman 4 days ago

    Ebola: infects your body and makes it work against you
    Me: top 10 anime betrayals

  • Alvaro Aguilar
    Alvaro Aguilar 4 days ago

    The ZUBAT at 3:42! 🦇💜

  • Hype Muffin
    Hype Muffin 4 days ago

    4:32 “white person infected now the virus has gone too far” like are black people not important to the point where you don’t care if they have one of the deadliest diseases in the world

  • Zander Blake
    Zander Blake 4 days ago

    I’m so happy I live in the United States and not Uganda I live in The state of Maine

  • X-Tremer Gamer34
    X-Tremer Gamer34 4 days ago

    Do you know the way?

    • im a tree
      im a tree 3 days ago

      X-Tremer Gamer34 do u kno da wae*

  • Phalanx Gaming
    Phalanx Gaming 5 days ago

    We already have { Ebola }
    Oh { Body }

  • theifofmemes
    theifofmemes 5 days ago

    a boner=ebola , try to unhear it

  • RequiemPoete
    RequiemPoete 5 days ago

    Interesting that two viruses can infect the same system but have such different effects just by targeting different parts.

  • Hugo’s Dank Memes
    Hugo’s Dank Memes 5 days ago

    Who would win?
    One high advanced planet with people who are smart who can cure lots of diseases
    Or 1 wriggly boi

    • im a tree
      im a tree 3 days ago

      Hugo’s Dank Memes a planet with advanced people sound amazing.

  • Traian Daoaga
    Traian Daoaga 5 days ago

    Cells if I am going down your coming down with me

  • IWannaBeDeReact Boi
    IWannaBeDeReact Boi 5 days ago

    Off topic but I had English subtitles on and I was hit with a Dominos Ad and it said "sh**ty pizza" on the subtitles 🤣🤣🤣😂😂😂🤣🤣😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣😂😂🤣

  • That Guy
    That Guy 5 days ago

    *white liquid*

  • Grundle Munch
    Grundle Munch 5 days ago

    MSD (the big pharma company that makes ebola) also pays the narrator do voice for training videos.... Conflict of interest??? I think so????

  • n2dasecend
    n2dasecend 5 days ago

    Monocyte cell is basicly a polish flag

  • youtube sovereign
    youtube sovereign 5 days ago

    Rip 20 children that died of malaria while I watched this vedio :-(

  • Vega
    Vega 5 days ago +1

    Read the vaccine insert so you know the risks of the different vaccine injections. Also might be a good idea to look at VAERS injury data so you can make an informed decision.

  • hyou zan ren
    hyou zan ren 6 days ago

    This basicly WWIII happening ini the body!

  • Dreaming Kitsune
    Dreaming Kitsune 6 days ago +1

    Well now I’m thinking I’m DEFINITELY not watching the HotZone... this and the trailer already gave me anxiety.

  • John Charles
    John Charles 6 days ago

    Does Ebola know de way?

  • Genos
    Genos 6 days ago

    Build a mini wall in your Body

  • Martin Ma
    Martin Ma 6 days ago

    God forbid ebola becomes airborn.

  • Garbage Human
    Garbage Human 6 days ago

    Zubat is dangerous.

  • RequiemPoete
    RequiemPoete 6 days ago

    Ebola? Let me tell you about Ee-boh-la..... I make ebola look like a skin rash!

  • Lorenzo Ferraris
    Lorenzo Ferraris 6 days ago

    New episode of cells at work confirmed...

  • ray owens
    ray owens 7 days ago

    So basically ebola pulls a Bowser's inside story on you

  • God Your lord and savior

    If my body is a battlefield then is medicine like the special forces

  • Kingtigershark
    Kingtigershark 7 days ago

    I wonder why people always illiterate Ebola as purple

  • GamerFromJump
    GamerFromJump 7 days ago

    Enjoy your nightmares.
    On another topic, I’m wondering if nanotechnology could be designed to detect the protein coat characteristic of viruses like Ebola, and attack anything possessing such. Unlike bacteria, there’s no such thing as a symbiotic virus, so you don’t have to worry about nuking friendlies too. This could create a sort of “universal antiviral” that mutation could not save the virus from.

  • Kapitány Némó
    Kapitány Némó 7 days ago +1

    Will you make a video where the worm will be explained?

  • LuckyXXX
    LuckyXXX 7 days ago

    I got ebola.....

    On my phone!

    It's a virus! I got virus on a phone!

  • Whiplash
    Whiplash 7 days ago

    sub to pewds

  • /crash periodic
    /crash periodic 8 days ago

    What ebola does: Gives you bad memes

  • Generation XYZ
    Generation XYZ 8 days ago

    Is ebola smaller than antibodies or is antibodies smaller?

  • LosingLuke
    LosingLuke 8 days ago

    I can’t afford to support you on patreon, but I rewatch tons of vids to give you ad revenue, you are a great and entertaining YT channel, keep it up

  • 05 Council
    05 Council 8 days ago

    0:00 *Ebola has joined the chat*

    5:05 *Ebola has left the chat*

  • john hand
    john hand 9 days ago

    is it like HIV on steroids ??

  • Several gaming Kid
    Several gaming Kid 9 days ago

    MY BODY IS A BATTLEFIELD!ATTACK BACON PEOPLE!And also candy and chocolate bread people and meat and more vegetable people and that random small piece of Play-doh I ate when I was 3

  • Several gaming Kid
    Several gaming Kid 9 days ago

    Ebola In A Nutshell

  • Ramil Aquino
    Ramil Aquino 9 days ago

    Is ebola made from uganda?

  • boredom ._.
    boredom ._. 10 days ago

    Ugandian Knuckles.

  • OmegaPrimalGroudon Meow

    And now... Ebola is a meme.

  • TheGamerBoy /The Gaming Canadian

    make a video where your body beats ebola

  • Lerk Mapping
    Lerk Mapping 10 days ago +1

    in a nutshell, we die

  • GhostDiver
    GhostDiver 10 days ago

    You need ebola to no da wae

  • Calud E
    Calud E 11 days ago

    Am i the only one who finds this video very satisfying?

  • Jogglez
    Jogglez 11 days ago


  • Sen Haku
    Sen Haku 11 days ago

    *For the swarm*

  • DrSharkBoy
    DrSharkBoy 11 days ago

    It shows you da wae.

  • Rahib Kibria
    Rahib Kibria 11 days ago

    U must have ebola to know de wae

  • Muhd Shuhairi
    Muhd Shuhairi 11 days ago

    Basically Blitzkrieg version Of the Immune system war

  • Katy
    Katy 11 days ago

    Actually I don't think they've proved it comes from bats

  • Supreme life-form
    Supreme life-form 12 days ago +1

    whos watching in 2019?

  • shaheed asd
    shaheed asd 12 days ago

    For the swarm hahaha

  • Mléko ve slevě
    Mléko ve slevě 12 days ago

    Everything wants to kill human. Why!!!!

  • Ahunna Enyinnia
    Ahunna Enyinnia 12 days ago

    What's the cure for this Ebola Disease

  • GREENGUYSAYHI3!!!!! sayhi

    Kill all Bacteria's and Virus !!!!

  • Andraika Arif
    Andraika Arif 13 days ago

    Thanks for indo subs

  • Adam Kučera
    Adam Kučera 13 days ago


    • Adam Kučera
      Adam Kučera 11 days ago

      +PotatoAddict xDDDD lol cmon u seriously cant be thinking that

    • PotatoAddict
      PotatoAddict 11 days ago +1

      +Adam Kučera Yeah because thats were they live dumbass

    • Adam Kučera
      Adam Kučera 11 days ago

      +PotatoAddict chemicals and pollutants

    • PotatoAddict
      PotatoAddict 11 days ago +1

      What causes the disaese then?

  • SomeRandomGuy
    SomeRandomGuy 13 days ago

    Virus video not out pls make it happen

  • snow board
    snow board 13 days ago

    I see those starcraft allusions ;)

  • Kent William
    Kent William 14 days ago

    This is not scary..phew!

  • Magni Games
    Magni Games 14 days ago +6

    "White people affected! Has the virus gone too far?"
    Lmao, really though...

  • Pato
    Pato 14 days ago

    Give me

  • Die_ Shinkan
    Die_ Shinkan 14 days ago

    Ebola, rabies... bats are disgusting little bastards. It's always their fault.

  • Bug Livestreams
    Bug Livestreams 15 days ago

    He knows de wae!

  • Client Calledo
    Client Calledo 15 days ago

    Ill nuke them with medicene bomb them with More medicene and put a robot in me to kill it and Kill them with vaccine and bore them with math class

  • Colleen
    Colleen 15 days ago


  • NormalMoldy
    NormalMoldy 15 days ago

    2019 now... is there still no cure?

  • soo_yaa
    soo_yaa 15 days ago

    * after watching the phage video**
    oh _lets inject sum phage >:)))_

  • Lemony
    Lemony 15 days ago

    '10 children since this started' poor kids...

  • Muhammad Azam Waqas
    Muhammad Azam Waqas 15 days ago

    What are the launch codes?

  • MonkeyBoy32904
    MonkeyBoy32904 15 days ago

    um the mutated red blood cells killed all the viruses

  • Pedro Sampaio
    Pedro Sampaio 15 days ago

    When you think about it ebola is the ultimate order 66

  • Lazy MationZ
    Lazy MationZ 15 days ago

    But can you explain *ligma?*

  • Khoon Yong Low
    Khoon Yong Low 17 days ago

    2018 December I got the common flu but I still survived the flu the common flu lasted for 1 month but I recovered

  • Aquatic Potato52
    Aquatic Potato52 17 days ago

    I MISS TGE RAIN DOWN IN AFRICAAAAAAA! No, you don't. Unless you want Ebola!

  • long le xuan
    long le xuan 18 days ago

    Wait. If we survive from Ebola, does the immune system remembers it and immune to it or not?

  • Needle Oldaker
    Needle Oldaker 18 days ago


  • Brigitte Stuter
    Brigitte Stuter 18 days ago

    I am watching this thing at almost actually same time as it's length!! :-D

  • Undertale Fan
    Undertale Fan 18 days ago

    WW3 happened in my body.

  • Khalid 1956
    Khalid 1956 19 days ago

    Where does the Ebola come from?!

  • Jason Liang
    Jason Liang 19 days ago +1

    What's Ligma?