ATLANTA — A new CDC report shows nearly two-point-three million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the US last year.
Dr. Gail Bolan with CDC’s Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention,
after decades of decline in STDs, in recent years we have been sliding backwards .
“Most cases go undiagnosed so they go untreated. These diseases can lead to infertility, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, and increased HIV risk,” Bolan explains.
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