Infectious mononucleosis starts with symptoms including a sore throat and fever. Photo: Alamy

Don’t kiss your health goodbye: all you need to know about mono, the virus that hits teens and young adults hardest

  • The Epstein-Barr virus is a contagious infection transmitted through saliva
  • Symptoms include sore throat and fever, while later developments can include fatigue, enlarged lymph nodes and a swollen spleen
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Infectious mononucleosis starts with symptoms including a sore throat and fever. Photo: Alamy
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