Some facts about Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
There are two types of the virus, HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both types can cause genital and oral herpes outbreaks.
of people around the world are infected by HSV-1
3.7 billion people under age 50
of people are infected by HSV-2
417 million people aged 15-49
- HSV-1 can be transmitted by kissing. HSV-1 can also be transmitted during oral sex from the mouth to the genitals, and cause genital herpes.
- HSV-2 can be transmitted during vaginal and anal sex. HSV-2 can also be transmitted during oral sex from genitals to the mouth, and cause oral herpes.
Triggers of disease
The herbal Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin and the drugs acyclovir, famciclovir, and valacyclovir are safe and effective treatments for herpes. However, studies showed that Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin is more effective in decreasing outbreaks. Also, Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin is completely safe. *†