Decrease US Unemployment – Find a Cure for Herpes

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Decrease US Unemployment – Find a Cure for Herpes

Employment Stimulus – Find a Cure for Herpes

The United States is a great place to live. We help the world each time there is a disaster, most recently Haiti. We have also helped the world by exporting and outsourcing manufacturing and service jobs to other countries and in so doing we have hurt our own citizens. We have high unemployment with no end in sight. If you listen to the experts, the consensus is that the jobs that have left aren’t coming back.
The world has a BIG problem with Herpes – it is an epidemic! According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “The estimated total number of people aged 15–49 years who were living with HSV-2 worldwide in 2003 is 536 million (http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/10/07-046128/en/).” Further, “the estimated number of new HSV-2 infections among 15–49 year olds worldwide in 2003 is 23.6 million, of whom 12.8 million were women and 10.8 million were men (http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/10/07-046128/en/).” Combine the 2003 numbers with the rate of new infections and likely over 700 million people worldwide are infected by herpes 2.
Herpes is a terrible disease by itself. It ruins lives in more ways than one. “In addition, genital herpes is associated with an increased risk of HIV acquisition by two- to threefold, HIV transmission on a per-sexual act basis by up to fivefold, and may account for 40–60% of new HIV infections in high HSV-2 prevalence populations (http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/10/07-046128/en/).” Moreover, the CDC estimates that 16% of the US population between ages 16 and 49 are infected.
HSV-1, oral herpes, affects up to 90% of the US population over the age of 50 (http://www.ashastd.org/herpes/herpes...alherpes.cfm#2). Further, HSV-1 has been linked to another debilitating disease – Alzheimer’s. The University of Manchester has proven that approximately 90% of people with Alzheimer’s have HSV-1 and HSV-1 is believed to be “a major contributor to Alzheimer’s disease (http://www.ashastd.org/herpes/herpes...alherpes.cfm#2).” Alzheimer’s is the 7th leading cause of death in the US and costs approximately $172 billion annually in associated costs (http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_facts_figures.asp).” HSV-1 can and does cause blindness in newborns.
Let’s kill two birds with one stone. How? Let’s find a cure for herpes here in the United States. No new material drugs for herpes sufferers have come to market in nearly 30 years – since Valtrex. Hence, herpes continues to rise, HIV continues to increase and yes US unemployment continues to increase. Several US companies have promising drugs to treat or even cure herpes, including, but not limited to Vical and Antigenics but they do not have money to move forward. Additionally, many researchers are in the same predicament including Dr. Bloom at the University of Florida and Dr. Cullen at Duke University.
I encourage you as an empowered official to increase funding for herpes such that we can:
1. Put an end to the suffering of over a billion people worldwide.
2. Put our citizens back to work in good, high paying jobs manufacturing a US made herpes cure.
3. Put an end to the transmission of herpes and reduce the transmission of HIV and the suffering that goes along with it.
4. Greatly reduce the number of people afflicted with Alzheimer’s and blindness caused by herpes, and
5. Dramatically improve the lives of billions of people throughout the world.
Please think of Americans first, while also thinking of the world. Curing herpes and employing our citizens is a win-win situation for the US and the world.
May God Bless you to make the right decision for the billions of herpes sufferers and for the US economy!

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Please find a cure..ppl should not have to suffer!!
Please I beg help those suffering!!!!!!!!!!!!!
So many people are affected day in and day out - not only physically, but emotionally and mentally. Please help. No more stigma and no more suffering. Please find a cure!
So many people are affected day in and day out - not only physically, but emotionally and mentally. Please help. No more stigma and no more suffering. Please find a cure!
There should have been a cure for this years ago.
Increase Funding!!
People have enough problems in there live and they deserve to find a cure everyone like to be healthy and the people who came victims to this disease they deserve to find them a cure. its enough spending money on war and other things we can replace it in simple way. Lets have the job for the American people, lets work on there problems and find them and solve them why we have to pay for people think that's they can't work but they really can, we need to find a cure for this desiase it's enough for company keep make money on people health we have the money to invest when they find a cure, imagine how many country and how many people they would by it, do u think its the end for the big company for not making money if we find the a cure , no it's not because people going to keep get infected and buy it. I am victim from 2008 I found out I have the HSV on my 23 birthday, I will never forget that day when I went to the emergency room to find out what's going on. When the doctor see it and told me I have Std ,HSV I didn't know what do do all what I remember the doctors try to wake me up, I pass out I was just wish I never wake up a gain please we need a cure this is my story imagine other people story and what they have to go throw pain and suffering because they are victims please fun them and all these funds it will come back with more money when the a cure be found. I hate every year when my birthday come I just remember that's the day I found out I have the HSV And what it kill you more the girl I was with she came to the hospital with me acting like she don't know nothing, with simple words I still remember what she said ohh these pimples it will go a way don't cry don't worry I hate her and I hate every single person act like her . Please we need help .. The treatment it effect are body more than help us , a lot of side effect we don't feel them until we take the treatment for many years please we need a cure