H., Medical Director 50 million Americans have GHI (genital herpes infections).
This ranks GHI as being one of the most prevalent medical conditions in the country.
Both vaccines are available for those interested, but one might have to travel to that country to take it.
The Bottom Line: There MAY be some benefit from these vaccines to reducing recurrence frequency.
This is a very exciting time in the history of vaccine production.
An absolute avalanche of DNA vaccines are being produced for the first time in history for many various diseases.
Countless millions more elsewhere in the world suffer from this problem.
Will there ever emerge a vaccine that will “cure” GHI?
Different diseases are prevented by different parts of the immune system.
In the case of GHI, it is not certain what part(s) of the immune system is/are necessary to prevent infection from being transmitted.
Also, in the case of GHI, it is not yet known if the body’s immune system CAN completely prevent disease from being transmitted or recurrences from happening.