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Are all types of herpes related?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

They are all members of the herpesvirus family.
There are 8 human herpes viruses and many many different animal herpesviruses. Except for herpes b, a old world macaque virus, none of the animal herpesviruses spread to people.

In brief: Yes

They are all members of the herpesvirus family.
There are 8 human herpes viruses and many many different animal herpesviruses. Except for herpes b, a old world macaque virus, none of the animal herpesviruses spread to people.
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