https://www.healthcentral.com/slideshow/ms-epstein-barr-virus-connection
Multiple Sclerosis

Is There a Connection Between the Epstein-Barr Virus and MS?

VIEW AS: LIST | SLIDES
virus attacks neuron
iStock

kissing
iStock

Wait, What’s the Epstein-Barr Virus, Again?


sick teen
iStock

EBV in Teens and Adults Tends to Be More Severe


high risk
iStock

Having EBV-Related Mono as a Young Adult Ups Your Risk for MS


strong link
iStock

There’s a Strong Connection Between EBV Antibodies and Early MS


blood test
iStock

Additional Research Links EBV Infection, Mono, and MS


neurons
iStock

While Evidence Is Mounting, More Research Is Needed


smoking
iStock

Some Believe EBV Is Just One Risk Factor Among Many


genetics
iStock

Genetic Predisposition and EBV Together May Play a Role, Too


vaccine
iStock

On the Horizon: An EBV Vaccine to Possibly Help Prevent MS


Lisa Fields

Lisa Fields

Lisa Fields is a full-time freelance health writer based in South Jersey who writes about chronic diseases, sleep problems and ways that stress and emotions can impact health. She writes frequently for WebMD and Reader’s Digest. She has also been published by The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, Redbook and many other publications.