Glandular fever or infectious mononucleosis is caused by the Epstein Barr virus. It most commonly affects teenagers and young people of both sexes.

Epstein Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes virus family and one of the most common of human viruses, occurring Worldwide.

It is impossible to eradicate this virus, so it is important to improve the health of populations so the human immune system can easily cope with this mostly minor infection. Read the rest of this entry »