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A list of organizations, run or supervised by highly trained and knowledgeable medical or science professionals with expertise in the Herpes Simplex Virus, to start your research.

 


AMERICAN SOCIAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION (ASHA)
Herpes Resource Center
Features an excellent, downloadable FAQ; well-organized sections on treatments, pregnancy, and reliable testing methods; and an excellent library of publications.

The Helper, ASHA’s highly-regarded subscription newsletter, is now available online, free to view. It contains accurate, detailed, easy-to-read information about a variety of topics on the herpes simplex virus.

WESTOVER HEIGHTS CLINIC
Herpes Information Page
The home office of Terri Warren, RN, ANP, one of the country’s best-known HSV researchers and public figures. Features an excellent video by Terri—highly recommended for those newly-diagnosed with HSV; the Herpes Handbook, free to download directly; and Terri’s 2009 book, The Good News About the Bad News, an excellent reference for HSV.

MEDHELP
Herpes Expert Forum
Terri Warren has moved from her now-archived herpes forum at WebMD to the herpes forum at MedHelp, where she takes time out of her extremely busy schedule to answer questions about HSV, for a small fee. Terri appears to be one of the very few medical experts on herpes who make themselves available as online resources to the general public.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Genital Herpes Fact Sheet
Offers a fact sheet; sections on topics such as statistics, screening, treatment; and an archive of graphic documentation charting the history of the virus.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH (NIH)
The NIH maintains several pages on the Herpes Simplex Virus, covering a broad range of topics related to HSV.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Concise, informed information on genital HSV infection.

Medline Plus
Medline Plus, a service of the NIH National Library of Medicine, offers an overview of HSV and links to information on a variety of topics related to HSV.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Virology Research Clinic
The home institution of internationally renown HSV researcher, Dr. Anna Wald. Offers a concise FAQ and opportunities to participate in research studies offerig free examinations and testing and, in some cases, free medication.


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