US reports record number of STDs for 6th straight year
1 month ago - By Healio
The United States reported more than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in 2019, setting a record for STDs for a sixth consecutive year, the CDC said.
“Less than 20 years ago, gonorrhea rates in the U.S. were at historic lows, syphilis was close to elimination and advances in chlamydia diagnostics made it easier to detect infections,” Raul Romaguera, DMD, MPH, acting director of the CDC's Division of STD Prevention, said in a press release. “That progress has since unraveled, and our STD defenses are down. We must prioritize and focus our efforts to
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STDs reach all-time in US for sixth consecutive year
1 month ago - By Daily Mail
A new report from CDC found that in 2019, there were 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, marking the sixth consecutive year STDs have reached an all-time high in the U.S.
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