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Mono spreads through kissing, coughing, sneezing or by contact with infected saliva. Symptoms show up between 4 to 7 weeks after infection, and include tiredness, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes and sore muscles.
These symptoms usually go away within a matter of weeks with plenty of rest and fluids. There is no vaccine to protect against EBV, so people are encouraged to wash their hands often and not share drinks or eating utensils.
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