Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body?


It starts very simply. A virus, just one, latches on to one of your cells and fools that cell into making lots more. Lots, lots more, like a million new viruses. This animation shows you how viruses trick healthy cells to join the dark side.

Credit: Robert Krulwich; Jason Orfanon; David Bolinsky; Animation courtesy Zirus/XVIVO

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