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Epstein-Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr Virus:

A recent study shows that Epstein-Barr virus that is primarily spread through saliva can evolve into cancer.

  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is one of the most common human viruses in the world.
  • It spreads through bodily fluids, especially saliva (spit).
  • Symptoms: Fatigue, fever, inflamed throat, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, enlarged spleen, swollen liver, rash.
  • EBV can cause infectious mononucleosis, also called mono, and other illnesses.
  • There is no vaccine to protect against EBV infection.