Here's Hope! Moderna started trials for EBV/MS vaccine
Things are moving fast. In the past month, a couple of studies show undeniably strong ties between having Epstein-Barr Virus (mononucleosis or "mono") and developing multiple sclerosis. (One researcher said that the ties are even stronger than those between smoking and cancer.) In a military study of 801 subjects diagnosed with MS, all but one had EBV first. If a vaccine could be found for EBV, would it prevent the mysterious disease of MS?
This morning, Moderna announced that even as those studies were going public it had started clinical trials. The mRNA technology that developed the Covid vaccines in record speed are being used. One of the study researchers in the next article even brings up "the possibility of a cure for MS by 'targeting EBV.'"