TITLE

Genital herpes infections up since late '70s by 30 percent

PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Jet;11/10/97, Vol. 92 Issue 25, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the number of people affected by genital herpes infections has increased by 30 percent since the late 1970s. Survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Prevalence in women and in blacks.
ACCESSION #
9711244512

 

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