Teenagers and young adults beware – Mono is What’s Going Around. Centra Care locations are reporting increases in cases of the virus.
Here’s what to look for:
- Sore throat that lasts several days
- Swollen lymph glands
Infectious mononucleosis is an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus passes through saliva, which is why it’s sometimes called the “kissing disease.” Mono can also be spread by coughing or sneezing or sharing food or beverages from the same container or utensil. Mono is most often diagnosed ...Continue Reading →