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In the near future, researchers believe, shots that deliver temporary instructions into cells could lead to vaccines against herpes and malaria, better flu vaccines, and, if the covid-19 germ keeps mutating, updated coronavirus vaccinations, too.The next act for messenger RNA could be bigger than covid vaccines|David Rotman|February 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Of the thousands of compounds tested, some of Stamets’s extracts from wood-rotting fungi had the strongest activity against a number of deadly viruses, including smallpox, herpes, and flu.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Macaques, a popular exotic pet, carries Herpes B, which has a 70 percent mortality rate on humans, Leahy said.
Herpes virus, adenovirus and many others have been studied against a wide variety of cancers; many trials are ongoing.
Herpes facialis is often observed in association with colds and febrile and lung diseases.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Shingles, shing′glz, n. popular name for the disease Herpes zoster.
Herpes of the lips sometimes occurs in the commencement of the disease.
Herpes consists of gregarious spreading excoriations, which are succeeded by branny scales or scabs.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Herpes has been described in connection with both adult and infantile scurvy.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
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Other words from herpesher•pet′ic (hər-pĕt′ĭk) adj.
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A group of related diseases and the viruses that cause them. These diseases are marked by the development of blisterlike sores on the skin or mucous membranes of the body. The herpes virus may invade the mouth region, producing fever blisters or cold sores, or may cause a sexually transmitted disease in which the painful sores appear on the genitals. Chicken pox is another disease caused by a herpes virus.