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MS symptoms improved by treatment that attacks glandular fever virus

Destroying the Epstein-Barr virus can help relieve MS symptomsBSIP SA / Alamy Stock Photo By Alice Klein Training the immune system to fight the virus responsible for glandular fever – also known as infectious mononucleosis or “mono” – leads to improvements in multiple sclerosis symptoms,  a small clinical trial has concluded. The Epstein-Barr virus has long… Read More »

Virus oubreak’s deadly toll on kids

SIX children have died in a severe viral outbreak at a US rehabilitation centre for medically fragile children with 12 others seriously unwell. The New Jersey Health Department has confirmed that 18 cases of adenovirus — viruses that attack soft tissue linings in the respiratory tract, eyes and nervous system — have now hit the… Read More »