• Newborn syphilis cases in US reach highest level in 20 years

    20 days ago - By ABC News


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  • CDC: Congenital syphilis cases more than double since 2013

    20 days ago - By Healio

    A recent CDC report highlighted an alarming rate of congenital syphilis cases among infants in the United States. According to the agency, the rate of infection has increased by 153.3% since 2013.
    This is the highest number of congenital syphilis cases reported in 20 years, the agency said. The increase is occurring amid a rise in cases seen among U.S. women of reproductive age, and it outpaces an overall increase in STDs in the U.S., which has experienced a record 2.3 million cases nationwide in 2017. The CDC reported that a 24.9% increase in syphilis cases was observed among women between
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  • Newborn syphilis rate DOUBLES in just four years - hitting 20-year high, CDC report reveals

    Newborn syphilis rate DOUBLES in just four years - hitting 20-year high, CDC report reveals

    20 days ago - By Daily Mail

    The spike in congenital syphilis mirrors the uptick in men and women contracting the condition nationwide, less than two decades after many thought the disease was all but eliminated.
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