STD’s On The Rise, CDC Says


The United States is currently dealing with its highest numbers of reported Sexually Transmitted Diseases nationwide.

The findings were reported at the national STD prevention conference underway in Washington.

According the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 2.3 million cases of Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia were diagnosed in 2017.

That’s more than 200,000 more cases than the record set in 2016. Last year, the CDC reported more than two million cases of STDs with 1.6 million cases of Chlamydia​​​​​​. 

Experts say the number of STD cases have increased four years in a row. 

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