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Provincial Outbreak of Syphilis in Nova Scotia
Feb 4, 2020 | Autumn Gertz

On Monday, January 20th, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) declared a province-wide outbreak of syphilis in Nova Scotia, Canada [1,2]. Syphilis...

Alarming Increase in Rates of Congenital Syphilis in California
Mar 13, 2017 | Cheryl Lang

  The Problem: Rates of congenital syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease passed on from an infected mother to her child during pregnancy, have...

Sexually Transmitted Infections Reach All Time High in the US
Nov 11, 2016 | Jackie Sheridan

  On October 19th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an annual report stating that the United States reported a record...

Blinding Syphilis: West Coast Cases Rise
Mar 20, 2015 | Noushin Berdjis

Recently, the west coast has seen an unusual increase in ocular syphilis cases. Since December 2014, there have been 14 confirmed cases and two...

Syphilis Scare and Condom Controversies in Adult Film Industry
Aug 30, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

On August 18, the adult film industry trade group, Free Speech Coalition, announced a nationwide moratorium on film productions while the industry...