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how far is the cure for herpes simplex type 2?

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Dr. Joe Merritt
49 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not soon: Because most people with "herpes" become pretty much immune after a few years, there is little incentive for drug companies to invest in vaccine at this time. Research does go on. Slowly.
Answered on Jan 4, 2018
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