Forget about ALIENS, NASA astronauts’ biggest threat is HERPES

Express.co.uk | 3/19/2019 | Sean Martin
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Other viruses which were present in the astronauts’ urine samples included chickenpox, shingles and, most prominently, oral and genital herpes.

The study’s lead researcher, Dr Satish Mehta of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, said: “During space flight there is a rise in secretion of stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline, which are known to suppress the immune system.

“In keeping...
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