Cool Animation of a Virus Invading a Person’s Body

Posted on February 15, 2012  Comments (2)

Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body

First, some new viruses get caught in mucus and other fluids inside your body and are destroyed. Other viruses get expelled in coughs and sneezes. Second, lots of those new viruses are lemons. They don’t work that well. Some don’t have the right “keys” to invade healthy cells so they can’t spread the infection. And third, as the animation shows, your immune system is busy attacking the viruses whenever and wherever possible.

That is why most of the time, after a struggle (when you get a fever and need to lie down), your immune system rebounds, and, in time, so do you.

A health body with a strong immune system is able to fight off viruses, and other health issues more easily. Also when you body has run across a specific virus before it is ready to fight it. It has cataloged that virus and is on the look out for it and is prepared to produce specialized cells to attack it. The flu vaccinations you get are priming your body to be ready to attack if that virus is found. Those antibodies take about 2 weeks to build up in sufficient numbers to offer protection against the flu. Viruses are constantly mutating which helps them evade your detectors. This stuff is so amazing. And your body is just doing this stuff every day while you watch youtube or play basketball or…

Related: Antigen Shift in Influenza VirusesLearning How Viruses Evade the Immune SystemHow to Stay Healthy: Avoiding the Flu

2 Responses to “Cool Animation of a Virus Invading a Person’s Body”

  1. Mae Picker
    February 16th, 2012 @ 2:23 am

    Very interesting animation, especially on the part where the virus reproduces itself to millions more! It really pays to build a strong immune system for the body. We never know how grave a virus can be.

  2. Limon Ahmed
    February 16th, 2012 @ 7:46 am

    The Animation is very nice and interesting.
    Thank you so much for showing us the way of How a virus invades in our body.
    Your presentation and Your Blog is Really Awesome.

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