Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 12th, 2003
According to researchers from the United States, "Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) cause prevalent, chronic infections that have serious outcomes in some individuals. Neonatal herpes may occur when the infant traverses the cervix during maternal genital herpes. Genital herpes is a major risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmission."
"Considerable efforts have been made to design and test vaccines for HSV, focusing on genital infection with HSV-2," said David M. Koelle and Lawrence Corey at the University of Washington in...
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