Multiple Sclerosis Discovery

Posted Friday --- November 9, 2007

There's new evidence that a virus may help cause Multiple Sclerosis.

A study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine finds a link between the Epstein-Barr virus and the disease.

The virus, also known as EBV, is one of the most common human viruses, according to the CDC.

National MS Society officials say while the the results add to a growing body of evidence pointing to EBV as a cause of MS.

More studies are needed.

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