Ralphie's class enters his body to find out what is making him sick. His classmates find bacteria cells in his throat and watch the white blood cells battle the bacteria cells. This clip illustrates the function of white blood cells: to fight infection and disease.
Thrax holds an evil meeting in which he highlights his successes as a viruses. He illustrates that viruses can cause sickness and even be lethal. Jones, the white blood cell, asks if there is anything he can do to stop the virus, indicating that white blood cells (also known as leukocytes) protect the body from illness, disease, bacteria, and other foreign invaders.