Mononucleosis (mono): an overview and more

A virus from the herpes family that infects more than 95% of the world's adult population. In most cases, EBV is asymptomatic, but it can cause mononucleosis and is associated with autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and lupus. EBV infection is also associated with an increased risk of certain cancers, such as Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt's lymphoma, and stomach cancer.

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