Epstein Barr Virus causes a range of diseases. The most common is glandular fever which is a mild disease that occurs in teenagers. However in older adults and people with compromised immune systems it may cause more serious malignant tumours. Australian scientists are researching a vaccine for this virus which is currently undergoing trials.
Giant Microbes make excellent teaching aids as they assist students to develop an understanding of biology while taking a fun, hands on approach.
Not for children under three years of age as parts may dislodge and become a choking hazard.
Kissing Disease is 80mm high, 100mm wide and 100mm thick, made of purple medium pile polyester plush with polyester filling and plastic eyes with long eyelashes.