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Herpes Simplex

  • By: Nakul Gupta
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a common virus affecting humans. It is perhaps best known as the cause of cold sores, the facial blisters that sometimes occur following a cold or fever. There are two types of herpes simplex viruses. Type ...

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