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Herpes Awareness Day

  • An estimated 3.7 billion people under the age of 50 are living with oral herpes and an estimated 417 million people are living with genital herpes worldwide

  • Herpes cannot be cured but it can be treated!

  • The chance of herpes transmission can be reduced by wearing a condom, refraining from sex during an outbreak, and using medication to suppress the virus

Earlier Event: October 11
National Coming Out Day
Later Event: October 15
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day