OPEN QUESTION – When a stat says that 10% of a sample population carries HSV-2 – what does it exactly mean? – HERPES

OPEN QUESTION

  • When a stat says that 10% of a sample population carries HSV-2 – what does it exactly mean?

Does it mean that 10% of this sampel have genital outbreaks?

Or does it mean that they really carry HSV-2 and a fraction of those stay asymptomatic?