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Massive boost in cases of herpes reported during Coachella


There's plenty you can experience from the massive music festival Coachella. Including Herpes.

There was a herpes spike that coincided with the recent Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio. 

According to a TMZ report, there's been a spike in reports coming into HerpAlert - an online diagnosis and treatment website - in the STD in Southern California during the first two days of the festival.

HerpAlert has doctors who issue prescriptions to pharmacies after people submit photos of their parts for medical pros to review.

The site allegedly saw a massive surge in people seeking prescriptions for herpes since Day 1 at Coachella. A whopping 1,105 cases have been reported in Indio, Palm Desert and Coachella Valley - and also L.A., Orange and San Diego counties where most of the concertgoers live. 

Apparently the site usually handle 12 cases a day in Southern California but during the first 2 days of Coachella, the site serviced almost 250 patients.

The biggest previous spike was during Oscars weekend 2018, when they got a mere 60 cases a day.

What happens at Coachella definitely does not stay at Coachella :|