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What Causes Herpes Cold Sore Flare-Ups? New Study Offers Clues

  WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 – Scientists may have discovered why cold sores caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) are triggered by stress, illness and sunburn. The finding could lead to new ways to ...

1 in 5 Americans Has an STD: CDC

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 – According to 2018 data, one in five people in the United States probably carries a sexually transmitted infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says....

Are We Getting Closer to a Herpes Vaccine?

  MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 – Scientists are reporting early success with an experimental herpes vaccine that uses a genetically modified version of the virus. The gene edit prevents the virus from ...

Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Tackle Oral Herpes in Mice

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2020 – Gene therapy has nearly eliminated the oral herpes virus in lab animals, researchers report. Using a gene editing technique, they achieved at least a 90% reduction in latent...

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