TIL Around 30% of sexually-transmitted newer HIV infections are attributed to the Herpes virus (HSV-2)

Read more: https://www.aidsmap.com/news/jan-2020/third-new-sexually-transmitted-hiv-infections-directly-due-infection-herpes-simplex

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  1. FYI, this is a picture of HSV-1,or at least appears to be oral herpes. It is very rare to get HSV-2 on the face unless your immunocompromised. HSV-2 is sexually transmitted and “genital herpes.” So the image is misleading.

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