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Mononucleosis (cont.)

Mono Prevention

Though good personal hygiene makes sense, especially among teenagers, the Epstein-Barr virus is everywhere, and exposure to it cannot be entirely avoided.

  • People with mononucleosis do not need to be isolated from others.
  • Vaccines against EBV do not currently exist.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014

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Infectious mononucleosis was first described by Sprunt and Evans in the Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1920.

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