Published in AIDS Weekly, November 13th, 2006
"Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is transmitted by close contact, both sexual and nonsexual, and infections are acquired during childhood and adolescence. Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), however, is thought to be transmitted mainly by sexual contact. Most HSV-2 infections are consequently expected to occur after the onset of sexual activity.
"Recent reports indicate an increasing prevalence of HSV-2 on the African continent, but...
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