GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Report: Herpes Transmission Rate Statistics

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"Up to 50% of new genital herpes infections are caused by HSV-1, traditionally associated with oral herpes."

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"People who have symptomatic herpes shed the virus more often, but asymptomatic people also shed the virus."

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"Transmission rate from an infected male to a female is around 10% per year without the use of contraceptives and antivirals."

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"The likelihood of this relative to a one-night stand is less than that of a regular partner, between 1-10%."

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"An estimated 47.8% of people in the U.S. are infected with HSV-1."

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"Approximately 11.9% of people between ages 15-49 worldwide have HSV-2 infection."

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"The virus is most contagious during an outbreak, but it can also spread when no symptoms are present."

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"The first herpes outbreak is usually the most severe, and can start with tingling, itching, or burning in the area where the sores will appear, along with fever, headache, fatigue, and body aches."

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"The risk of transmission can be significantly reduced by sharing diagnosis with partners, avoiding sex during outbreaks, using condoms, and taking daily oral suppressive therapy."

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"Up to 80% of genital herpes infections in the United States are undiagnosed."

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"Most people with the virus don’t have symptoms in some cases the first outbreak will occur within days of the virus entering the body."

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"Although consistent condom use can reduce the risk of spreading genital herpes, it does not guarantee prevention of the virus. Herpes can be released from skin that does not appear to have a sore, and may not be covered a condom."

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"In United States, about 776,000 people get new herpes infections each year."

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"Pregnant women with the herpes virus may transmit the virus to their babies during childbirth, leading to neonatal herpes, a serious condition."

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"The World Health Organization estimates that 67% of people under the age of 50, or 3.7 billion people, have HSV-1."

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"The transmission rate from an infected female to a male is around 4% per year."

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"Genital herpes infection is common in the United States, with about one out of every six people, aged 14 to 49 years having genital herpes."

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"Certain factors may increase the chance of the virus being spread, such as herpes symptoms and sexual activity during outbreaks."

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"People can get herpes by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the disease."

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"Non-sexual transmission of the herpes virus may also occur, including during childbirth or through oral-genital contact"

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