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Newborn Catches Herpes Virus From An Innocent Kiss; What Other Infectious Diseases Are Babies Vulnerable To?

A new mom warns people about the dangers of kissing a newborn on the mouth — you just might accide A seemingly innocent kiss from a loving visitor may have almost sealed U.K. newborn Brooke’s fate, according to new mom Claire Henderson.

Using Facebook as a public service announcement, Henderson recently posted pictures of Brooke suffering from cold sores presumably caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) — not to be confused with its sexually transmitted counterpart, herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2), though HSV-1 can rarely be transmitted sexually as well….more: medicaldaily