Division of Infectious Diseases

Calamities of Kissing – Happy Valentine’s Day from UNMC ID

It’s almost Valentine’s day, and in honor of the one day of the year commercially dedicated to L’Amour, we thought would be fun to talk about some of the Infectious Diseases associated with “kissing”. Let’s start with “The Kissing Disease” – Infectious Mononucleosis: Infectious Mononucleosis or “Mono” is an illness most commonly caused by a herpesvirus called Epstein Barr Virus (EBV).  Mono is characterized by… Continue Reading