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Herpes Hits French Oyster Industry

Scientists have identified a form of herpes as the culprit in a widespread viral outbreak that has killed as many as 8 billion French oysters in recent weeks...

The New Scarlet Letter

After chastity slouched off into exile in the '60s, the sexual revolution encountered little resistance. Indeed, in the age of the Pill, Penthouse Pets and...

Medicine: Herpes: The New Sexual Leprosy

"Viruses of love " infect millions with disease and despair Susan, 29, a Ph.D. in English literature from Harvard, knew her boyfriend had a herpes infection...

Medicine: The Ordeal of the Herpes Kids

"Look out! Here comes the herpes kid." "I don't want to touch him." These jeers greeted Johnny Bigley, 3, when he arrived at school last week in Pasadena, Md.,...

Medicine: Confusion over Infant Herpes

More newborns have the disease, but fears are exaggerated She has pretty blond hair, innocent blue eyes, and at the age of four is only the size of a...

Medicine: Help Is Coming for Herpes

Scientists are developing tests, vaccines and treatments The epidemic continues. An estimated 20.5 million Americans already have genital herpes, and several...

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