Re: Human faithfullness [was Re: Fwd: Lanier essay of 2001.12.04]

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 23:08:34 MST

> Olga Bourlin wrote: Two forms of
> "permanent-you'll-have-it-all-your-life-type" STDs, while not lethal, can
> be passed on to partners during sexual intercourse EVEN IF condoms are used:
> the human papilloma virus (aka "warts") and herpes. Olga

You have omitted the much more common cytomegalovirus, or CMV.
Present in perhaps 90% of the adult population, this virus is thought to
be passed during copulation regardless of countermeasures. Any
0 negative, CMV negative makes one extremely popular with
the blood bank.

Theyve extracted 3 gallons from me so far. {8-[ spike

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