Is Alzheimer’s Disease Contagious? Home › Forum Online Discussion › General › Is Alzheimer’s Disease Contagious? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Steven 8 years, 1 month ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts October 25, 2009 at 5:55 pm #32463 Steven Interesting article examines findings that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by Herpex Simplex-1, the virus that causes COLD SORES. Catch the virus that gives you cold sores, then as an old person the virus spreads to your brain, killing you with Alzheimer’s disease. See attached article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33191472/ns/health-alzheimers_disease Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.