60 Years of Epstein-Barr Virus: Celebrating its Discovery and Exploring its Links to Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases

Cancer and MS Linked to Common Virus: A Science Podcast

The Epstein-Barr virus, discovered 60 years ago, is the most common viral infection in humans. Initially linked to a rare cancer in Africa, it is now recognized as a contributing factor to various cancers and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis. On 28 March, the anniversary of its discovery will be celebrated. Lawrence Young, professor of molecular oncology at Warwick Medical School, discusses the importance of understanding this virus and its potential implications for preventing and treating diseases such as cancer.

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