60 Years of Epstein-Barr Virus: Reflecting on its Significance in Human Health

Cancer and MS Linked to Common Virus: A Science Podcast

The Epstein-Barr virus, discovered 60 years ago, has become the most common viral infection in humans. Initially identified with a rare cancer in Africa, it is now recognized to play a role in a variety of cancers and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis. On the 60th anniversary of its discovery, Lawrence Young, professor of molecular oncology at Warwick Medical School, reflects on the significance of studying this virus and its potential implications for preventing and treating diseases like cancer.

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