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Maria Cabrera Aguas

Research funded by generous donors to Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation is improving treatment for a common but serious eye infection.

It is called herpes simplex keratitis. And yes, it is caused by the herpes simplex virus, or HSV-1.  More than two thirds of the world’s population under 50 (around 3.7 billion people) have the herpes virus during their lifetime, but not everyone shows symptoms.