3 sex-spread diseases hit another record high, CDC says


3 sex-spread diseases hit another record high, CDC says
 

Infections from three sexually spread diseases have hit another record high.
Chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh) was the most common. More than 1.5 million cases were reported in the U.S. last year, up 6 percent from the year before.
Nearly 400,000 gonorrhea (gah-nuh-REE'-uh) cases were reported, up 13 percent. And there were about 24,000 cases of the most contagious forms of syphilis, up 19 percent.
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19 October 2016 in Health, Views: 15
Source: Fox News
 


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