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2018 STD Surveillance Report: STIs Rates Rapidly Increased Again

Posted on October 08, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

On October 8, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Surveillance Report, 2018. Devastatingly, rates of reportable STDs, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea, surged for the fifth year in a row. An especially alarming figure is that congenital syphilis, which occurs when a pregnant person with untreated syphilis passes […]

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