What is the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)?

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

About Epstein-Barr virus (EBV):

  • It 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.


Q1) What is Corona Virus?

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)

Source: Study reveals how 'EBV' virus that spreads through saliva can lead to cancer