Results of a nationally representative study from the Center for Disease Control show that genital herpes infection is common in the United States and thus spurs the hunt for a cure for herpes.
Cure for Herpes
The demographic for infection is wide as children as young as 12 years old are infected. Nationwide there are about 45 million people living with the virus and all are still trying to figure out how to cure herpes. This means that about one fifth of all adolescents and adults have had the HSV genital infection.
Although there is currently no cure for herpes, the percentage of the spread of genital herpes in the United States has decreased.
How to Cure Herpes
Genital HSV-2 infection is more common in women (approximately one out of four women) than in men (almost one out of eight). This may be due to male-to-female transmission being more likely than female-to-male transmission.