The Amazing Story of the Cold Sore Virus by Kenneth Kee
Approx. 5,420 words.
Published on June 26, 2012.
The Story of the Amazing Cold Sore Virus.
Cold sores are small blisters that form around the lips or nostrils caused by the herpes simplex virus.There are two types of the herpes simplex virus(HSV-1 and HSV-2).Both can cause cold sores but most are caused by the HSV-1 herpes virus.There is no cure for a viral infection such as cold sores.The herpes simplex virus remains dormant in the nerve roots.