Letters: Aug. 23, 1982

Herpes Epidemic

To the Editors:

Your article on this incurable virus [Aug. 2] described a feared and often misunderstood health problem in a brief, comprehensive and understandable manner. An educated public is essential in learning to live with the disease and the threat of contracting it, and ultimately in avoiding its propagation.

Eileen J. Bell

Fullerton, Calif.

Perhaps today's sexual liberation is more restrictive than old-fashioned morality ever was!

Frank W. Schnitzler

Manasquan, N.J.

Although your intentions are laudable, you seem to taunt those individuals who are not stern believers in sexual austerity. The message appears to be that anyone who gets herpes certainly deserves it and that...

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