LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — What happened in Coachella has apparently caused a spike in herpes cases.
The website HerpAlert, which tracks, diagnoses and treats herpes, says there has been a spike in the disease after the Coachella Music Festival, which wrapped up its two-weekend run last Sunday.READ MORE: One Person Found Dead In South LA Homeless Encampment Fire
New cases were reported in the communities of Coachella Valley, Los Angeles and San Diego.READ MORE: Massive Rescue Effort Underway After Multi-Story Building Partially Collapses In South Florida
The site says a record 250 herpes cases per day were reported between the two weekends of Coachella.MORE NEWS: Newport Beach, Long Beach And Other OC Communities Brace For Incoming High Tides And Potential Flooding
Symptoms of herpes include blisters, cold sores, vaginal discharge and pain when urinating. Herpes is treatable, but there is no cure for the disease.