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Herpes Spike Reported At Coachella

(Indio, CA-AP) — There’s been a rise in herpes since this year’s Coachella music festival. According to the website HerpAlert, which keeps track of the STD, there’s been a huge spike in herpes treatment in the communities surrounding Coachella.

Over a thousand cases were reported in Indio, Palm Desert and Coachella Valley during the festival. HerpAlert says it usually handles about 12 cases a day.