Herpes Vaccine Update and News
2016 witnessed glimpses of hope as news spread that an effective herpes vaccine may be available soon. As the year turned we are yet to encounter a herpes vaccine that is actually a cure, completely certain of preventing either or both herpes simplex 1 and 2.
Significant research has been undertaken over the decades. Some of the smartest minds are working on prevention and treatment of herpes. Drugs have been developed in the past, some vaccines have been tried and tested, genome editing has been considered and various alternatives have been experimented with.