Fund Peregrine Pharmaceutical to Test Bavi for Herpes

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Fund Peregrine Pharmaceutical to Test Bavi for Herpes

Attention:
Up to 50 million or one out of six United States citizens, 14 to 49 years of age have genital herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) infection. Genital herpes increases one’s chances of acquiring HIV threefold.


As many as 90% of the United States population are impacted by herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) oral/facial herpes commonly referred to as Cold Sores. Oral/facial herpes can and does lead to blindness and has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease.


Amazingly, with a huge percentage of our population affected, there haven’t been any new pharmaceutical treatments for herpes, post Valtrex, which has been 30 years!

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals located in Tustin, California is testing their broad spectrum antiviral, Bavituximab, for a variety of conditions. Their research and testing is being largely funded by the United States Department of Defense – which I as US taxpayer support. Peregrine has gone on record stating that Bavituximab may be an excellent treatment or cure for the herpes simplex virus (source http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Data+Published+in+Nature+Medicine+Highlights+Ability+of+Peregrine...-a0189645865). However, they indicate they do not have funding to test this promising drug for herpes.

As a US citizen, taxpayer, and concerned citizen, I plead with you to provide additional funding to Peregrine to facilitate their testing of Bavituximab for herpes simplex virus. Thank you so much for your service to our great country and your care for the millions of citizens suffering largely in silence.


Please help.

May God Bless you, the sufferers and the United States of America!

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This virus has brought so much damage to people's lives socially, mentally, and physically. It's spreading faster than you think. We need to find a cure!
please help everyone and i feel like a moron for being ignorant to the subject and making my girlfriend feel like crap. I'm sorry to everyone that is a carrier but in all honesty i came into this with the bliss of ignorance and I am educating myself in order to progress with my relationship And i went to get tested last week and i could very well have been exposed in a previous relationship and i don't even know my status
I am pleading & hoping that research for a breakthrough cure is allowed. My doctor told me I have HS1 & I'm only 16. It's not fair that the only things that can "help" my status are supressive drugs ... That's NOT enough. I don't want to live with this disease. I still have my life ahead of me & HS1 is changing it overall.
Please fund this research.
I am part of the 90% of us who have oral/facial herpes. Are you concerned more with the 10% or does democracy imply that the 90% should be heard.
I hope a cure is found I wish I could meet someone with the virus.me being a passionate person.