Published in AIDS Weekly, December 27th, 2004
Widespread screening of pregnant women, however, is unlikely to reduce the occurrence of herpes in newborns, according to an article in the January 1, 2005, issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, and released December 9, 2004, online.
Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infects more than one-fifth of the United States population, but about 90% of those people are unaware that they are infected, since most do not experience any symptoms. In this case, though, ignorance is not bliss: a person infected...
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