Cold sores date back 5,000 years to when Bronze Age men and women began SNOGGING, study claims 

It's a problem that affects an estimated 3.7 billion people worldwide, and now scientists have unraveled the history, or should we say 'kiss-tory', of cold sores.

It’s a problem that affects an estimated 3.7 billion people worldwide, and now scientists have uncovered the history, or should we say ‘kiss-tory’, of cold sores. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have sequenced ancient genomes of herpes, the virus that commonly causes lip sores. Their findings suggest that the virus strain behind facial herpes …

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