... it is virus reactivation. 60% of astronauts tested positive for herpes virus. Who knows which one of the bugs we are carrying withouth being aware, can go wild once out there.
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Once you’ve caught the herpes virus you’ve got it for good. It’s usually caught in childhood by being kissed by an infected adult. It’s very contagious.space is scary but crazy i never knew they could get things like herpes in space. :S
Ah, I see. space herpes sounded cooler tho.Once you’ve caught the herpes virus you’ve got it for good. It’s usually caught in childhood by being kissed by an infected adult. It’s very contagious.
It lays dormant until triggered by some event and that causes a cold sore outbreak. So it isn’t so much that you can ‘get herpes in space’ but rather some element of space travel triggers an outbreak.