As if global warming wasn’t devastating enough, Mother Nature’s favorite aphrodisiac has turned into a bigger herpes magnet than the cast of The Jersey Shore. Oysters are appearing with a new strain of the herpes virus, thought to be caused by rising water temperatures. The deadly virus originated in France, like most STDs, but has quickly spread through the United Kingdom, killing up to 80% of oysters in a bed within a week. Predict widespread sales in oyster condoms and Valtrex, and maybe rethink that pearl necklace. (Via MNN, photo by adactio on Flickr)

 

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