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Category: Sexual Health

Dr. Peter Leone of UNC is a co-author of the study.

January 4, 2012

Research shows progress toward a genital herpes vaccine

More than 8,000 women participated in the NIH-funded study, which was conducted in part at UNC. The vaccine was partially effective at preventing herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but did not protect women from herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).

Research, Sexual Health, Vaccines

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