HSV, HPV Called 'Silent Epidemics'

August 1, 2003
Paula Moyer

Paula Moyer is a medical writer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

San Francisco - Although bacterial sexually transmitted diseases are decreasing in prevalence in the United States, viral STDs are on the rise, according to Ted Rosen, M.D. Of particular concern, he said, are the increasing numbers of people infected with herpes simplex virus (HSV) and human papilloma virus (HPV).