Alleged CDC Beer Pong/Herpes Simplex study is a HOAX
For Immediate Release: February 26, 2009
Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations, Phone: (404) 639-3286
Recent news stories about an alleged CDC study showing a possible link between the drinking game, Beer Pong, and herpes simplex 1, the virus that causes cold sores, are false. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not publish the referenced article. For more information please contact CDC′s Division of Media Relations at 404-639-3286.
- Historical Document: February 26, 2009
- Content source: Office of the Associate Director for Communication
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