What happens when you get a cold? | James May’s Things You Need to Know

James May asks the big questions about his body. Why are we made like this? In this clip, he explains how common cold viruses spread and affect our bodies.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'06''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Infection and response | Communicable diseases | Viral diseases

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: James May's Things You Need to Know
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: ...about the Human Body