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.

Most Recent

Classroom Experiment Shows the Importance of Hand-Washing—Just in Time for Flu Season

A science teacher is imploring students and parents to wash their hands after posting the results of her classroom's stomach-churning experiment.

News Anchor Shares Her Baby's RSV Horror Story: 'I Was Told Three Times It Was Just a Head Cold'

RSV can be deadly in infants and kids under two, but early symptoms appear very similar to the common cold. This mom's story will help parents everywhere know the warning signs.

More Herpes Simplex


School Superintendent Arrested After Allegedly Using Her Insurance to Get Help for a Sick Student

"As a parent, I know how serious this illness can be if left untreated, and I took him to an emergency clinic.”