The Ebola Virus Explained with Animated Video

There’s just one small mention of the Ebola virus on the New York Times homepage right now. And it’s buried halfway down the page — which means that, no longer in panic mode, we can take a cool, calm and collected look at this virus called Ebola.”What does the Ebola virus actually do in your body? Why is it so dangerous and why does it kill so many people?” Those are the questions explored in a new video by Kurzgesagt, a Munich-based design studio that specializes in creating educational and scientific animations. Kurzgesagt, in case you’re wondering, means “in a nutshell” in German. As in, here’s the deal with Ebola in a nutshell.

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