Herpes Simplex

Herpes simplex virus (HSV), often called herpes, is a common virus that is usually transmitted through sexual contact. According to the National Institutes of Health, 4 out of 5 people in the United States carry herpes simplex virus type-1, HSV-1  and approximately 1 in 5 people carries herpes simplex virus type-2, HSV-2. Learn more about the management, disclosure, and maintenance of Herpes Simplex at the Center for Growth.