What Precautions Can You Take If Someone Has Herpes

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.Because Herpes and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are nottransmitted through toilet seats, and other forms of casual contact, youdon't Read more »

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Survey Finds Genital Herpes Is Common Among New Yorkers

... New York City -- The Health Department reported today that more than a fourth of adult New Yorkers are infected with Herpes Simplex Virus-2, the virus that causes genital herpes. HSV-2 is a lifelong sexually-transmitted infection that can... Read more »