Herpes (STI) – a viral disease spread due to herpes simplex virus – is of two types, HSV-1 & HSV-2.
There are various forms of this virus but among all, Genital Herpes (commonly known as Herpes) is found the most.
Her infectious status was claimed by her ex-husband, David Gest in court documents.
Tommy Lee, a boyfriend of Pamela Anderson, a musician, and a foundation member of Motley Crue, was presumably a victim of Hepatitis C.
The new estimates come from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), which is a nationally representative survey of U. Douglas, Jr., MD, who directs the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, said in a news conference Tuesday at the 2010 National STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta.
A very popular personality having fame from The Original Arthur, Cabaret, and The Muppets take Manhattan – Liza Minnelli – is one of the famous celebs of Hollywood Industry facing STD Herpes.
But since most people don’t even know they have the infection, treatment rates are low, says Kevin Fenton, MD, Ph D, who directs the CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Douglas said collaboration between public and private-sector groups will be needed to increase public awareness about genital herpes.
"Given everything we know about how to prevent, diagnose, and treat STDs, it is unacceptable that STDs remain such a widespread public health problem in the U. He cited the "Get Yourself Tested" STD education campaign as an example.
And since the background rate of infection is so high in the black community, African-American women are especially at risk, Douglas said.
"It is quite clear that this increased rate of infection in African-American women is not due to increased risk behavior," he said.