Why We Are Susceptible To The Herpes Simplex Virus Infection
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Why We Are Susceptible To The Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is one of the most prevalent human viruses, with around a 70% infection rate in the human population. HSV-1 replication usually leads to cold scores as the most common disease form. Rarely, more severe diseases are associated with HSV-1, such as infection-associated blindness and encephalitis, which can be life-threatening. HSV-1 has also been genetically modified to function as an oncolytic virus to fight cancer due to its strong immune-stimulatory effect and the first FDA...

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