Herpes Simplex

Infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV) is one of the most common infections in the world. There are two types of HSV—herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2—that cause oral and genital herpes.

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A Kiss May Have Caused a Baby's Tragic Death. Now, Her Parents Are Warning Others

An Iowa newborn developed meningitis brought on by the herpes virus, which was likely transmitted by a family friend or relative. Here's what adults needs to know about how vulnerable infants are, and the steps that can keep them safe.