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For how long does herpes simplex live outside the human body?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
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It is generally accepted that the virus that causes herpes simplex does not live outside of the human body long enough to be cause fomite transmission, that is transmission to another human by way of an inanimate object (such as a towel or toilet seat).

In brief: Tough to say

It is generally accepted that the virus that causes herpes simplex does not live outside of the human body long enough to be cause fomite transmission, that is transmission to another human by way of an inanimate object (such as a towel or toilet seat).
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