Study: Humans Caught Herpes From Ancient Hominin Ancestor

A new study found that genital herpes, which affects roughly 1 in 6 adults, was passed from apes to humans by a 4-foot-tall ancestor named Paranthropus boisei. What do you think?

“Gives us herpes and then goes extinct instead of owning up to it. Typical.”

Deborah Lyons • Auction Bidder


“Remember, if you have unprotected sex with someone, you’re basically having sex with every prehistoric hominin they’ve slept with too.”

Jon Krueckeberg • Lumber Merchant

“As a creationist, I continue to believe that all of my venereal diseases came from God.”

Bob Ortega • Parking Coach