Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sep 27, 2017
Couple on beach

CDC report: STDs at all-time high

The CDC issued a foreboding warning, noting that all progress made toward STD elimination in the United States has lost traction.

Oct 20, 2016
Gonorrhea bacteria

CDC report: STDs reached all-time high in 2015

Syphilis cases jumped 19%, gonorrhea increased by 12.8%, and chlamydia by 5.9% from 2014.

Aug 30, 2016
Bacteria culture in petri dish

Antibiotic resistance prompts new WHO STD guidance

Quinolones are no longer recommended for gonorrhea because of widespread resistance.

Dec 09, 2015

News Scan for Dec 09, 2015

CDC lab regulator out
Antimicrobial overuse
Global STI incidence

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