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can you get herpes from coughing on someone?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: It is conceivable that this virus could be transmitted in this fashion but it almost always requires some direct contact. If you are the person coughing, there is no way that you would get this.
Answered on Jan 20, 2020

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