Epstein Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr virus, frequently referred to as EBV, is a member of the herpesvirus family and one of the most common human viruses. The virus occurs worldwide, and most people become infected with EBV sometime during their lives.
Multiple Sclerosis and the Epstein Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a herpes virus otherwise known of as human herpesvirus 4 (HHV-4). It is most well known for causing glandular fever but research shows that EBV infection is also linked to an increased risk for various autoimmune conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, dermatomyositis and multiple sclerosis.

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Study shows how genetic predisposition contributes to the development of multiple sclerosis

Study shows how genetic predisposition contributes to the development of multiple sclerosis

A new therapeutic approach for Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

A new therapeutic approach for Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

Case report of arthritis in a COVID-19 patient

Case report of arthritis in a COVID-19 patient

Discovery of high affinity binders for SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Discovery of high affinity binders for SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Discovering a molecule that could interfere with SARS-CoV-2 replication

Discovering a molecule that could interfere with SARS-CoV-2 replication

Spike ferritin nanoparticles show potential as SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Spike ferritin nanoparticles show potential as SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

COVID-19 could compromise key element of immune response

COVID-19 could compromise key element of immune response

COVID-19 virus acts as a 'sponge' to deplete specific host microRNAs

COVID-19 virus acts as a 'sponge' to deplete specific host microRNAs

Kids with silent malaria remain vulnerable to developing endemic Burkitt lymphoma

Kids with silent malaria remain vulnerable to developing endemic Burkitt lymphoma

Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity

Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity

EBV viral genome alters the host epigenetic landscape to drive stomach cancer

EBV viral genome alters the host epigenetic landscape to drive stomach cancer

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Well-known cancer drugs may prevent SARS-CoV-2 viral replication say researchers

Well-known cancer drugs may prevent SARS-CoV-2 viral replication say researchers

Varied performance of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests in detecting protective immunity

Varied performance of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests in detecting protective immunity

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

First comprehensive survey of viruses found within different cancers

First comprehensive survey of viruses found within different cancers

Epiglottitis linked to teenager's use of e-cigarettes

Epiglottitis linked to teenager's use of e-cigarettes

New study to examine connections between chronic fatigue syndrome and mono in college students

New study to examine connections between chronic fatigue syndrome and mono in college students

Scientists extract complete human genome from a thousands-of-years old “chewing gum”

Scientists extract complete human genome from a thousands-of-years old “chewing gum”

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections