“A new U.S. record”

More than 1 million cases of chlamydia were reported in the United States last year — the most ever reported for a sexually transmitted disease, federal health officials said Tuesday.

“A new U.S. record,” said Dr. John M. Douglas Jr. of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

More bad news: Gonorrhea rates are jumping again after hitting a record low, and an increasing number of cases are caused by a “superbug” version resistant to common antibiotics, federal officials said Tuesday.

Syphilis is rising, too. The rate of congenital syphilis — which can deform or kill babies — rose for the first time in 15 years.

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2 Responses to “A new U.S. record”

  1. Mauricio says:

    That is just further proof that AIDS is not sexually transmitted, otherwise everyone would be dead by now, and cases of AIDS in the U.S would be increasing rather than decreasing (same goes for the incidence of HIV infection).

  2. Doug says:

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