Among people with HSV-1 genital infections, shedding of the virus declined rapidly during the first year.
“We wanted to answer the question ‘How does HIV bounce back when treatment is stopped?'" said Dr. Florian Hladik.
Inserted in the human genome thousands of years ago, the genes can produce viral proteins without activating the whole virus.
Researchers find HSV-1 and HSV-2 forming recombinants in present-day humans.
Genital herpes is surprisingly common and highly stigmatized in society, yet there's no vaccine or cure.
Up to half of those screened for genital herpes may be incorrectly told they are infected
A new drug, pritelivir, may offer a new treatment option for patients with genital herpes, a study led by University of Washington researchers has found. The study appears in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine.