Informational Flyer (8.5×11/Black & White)

On July 26, 2014, in Blog, Media, by Admin

This Printable Black & White informational flyer can be used for: Clinic/Physician Handouts Support Meetings Bulletin Boards “The Talk”   We can always use your help! To make a secure, tax-deductible donation to via PayPal: is a registered 501c3 Non-Profit

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Fact or Fiction: The “Reportable Diseases List” (are HSV & Herpes on it?)

On July 24, 2014, in Blog, Education, by Admin

You’ve probably heard some rumors here and there about the CDC’s “Reportable Diseases List” (it’s actually the “National Notifiable Diseases List”).  So, what is this list?  What’s really on it?  Do they really keep a database of people with STDs? The CDC makes an annual list of diseases and conditions about which they would like to gather more […]

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Question of The Week: How Do We Know?

On July 23, 2014, in Blog, FAQ, by Admin

Question of The Week:   “I have an incredibly stupid question … If HSV is not included on the STD panel, then how do we know that 70-80% of the population has it??? If folks aren’t tested then how do we know?” Not a stupid question at all. There are no stupid questions.  A lot of […]

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Notes from the Floor: 39th International Herpesvirus Workshop (Kobe, Japan)

On July 22, 2014, in Blog, H News, by Admin

    Notes from members of’s advisory council     Vaccine Strategy: David Knipe is working with Sanofi on an HSV-2 vaccine; it’s a live, attenuated strain (deleted in a number of genes). Right now, he showed protection from primary infection in mice, and he’s answering a question right now about it being much […]

Can the CDC Be Wrong?

On July 18, 2014, in Blog, Education, by Admin

Can the CDC Be Wrong? Every now and then, we get people coming through and claiming our statistics must be wrong, because they read/heard/saw somewhere, some conflicting information. It never seems to cross their mind that, perhaps, we just work a bit harder than everyone else. It happened just recently when we mentioned that “around […]


You probably don’t know when you got Herpes or HPV

On July 16, 2014, in Blog, by Admin

You probably don’t know when you got Herpes or HPV One thing we’d like to remind everyone of is that for the most part, none of us has any idea how long we’ve had HSV; we only know when we actually discovered it… and made some gross (and often rather faulty) assumptions about having acquired it […]


A Letter from Our Founder

On July 16, 2014, in Blog, by Admin

I want to let you all know that I know it’s scary. I know it hurts. I was there, too. I felt alone and afraid and confused. Then I started learning. One question plagued me: “How on earth could I possibly have gotten through 40+ years of life without knowing something so incredibly common? Something […]


The Big Picture on HSV: Counting to 10

On July 15, 2014, in Blog, Education, by Admin

Let’s talk about HSV in society as a whole. Not just the people who have it today; not just the people who know it.  Let’s talk about  everyone.  We’ve put together an infographic which breaks down society from its totality, using the prevalence figures within the United States.   Herpes Simplex: The Big Picture | […]


There’s Something You Should Know

On July 14, 2014, in Blog, Education, by Admin

What Do You Know About HSV & HPV? The great majority of people know next to nothing, except that they’re supposed to be afraid of them. They’re not even sure why. Most people don’t know it, but HSV & HPV are both endemic human viruses. Very few people don’t end up with them. In fact, they […]

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Agenus Vaccine Trials Show Promise

On July 8, 2014, in Blog, H News, by Admin

Agenus Vaccine Shows Significant Reduction in Viral Burden After HerpV Generated Immune Activation Phase 2 trial in patients with genital herpes shows correlation between viral load reduction and CD8 T cell activation, an important clinical surrogate Trial shows booster shot demonstrates sustainable, long-term effect Lexington, MA – June 26, 2014 Agenus Inc. (Nasdaq: AGEN), an […]


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