CDC releases its 2016 STD Surveillance report.
CDC released the 2016 STD Surveillance Report. Among the highlights, the report shows STDs at a record high, with staggering health consequences for millions of Americans. Syphilis rates increased by 17.6 percent over 2015 numbers, including a 35 percent increase in women. Syphilis rates are at levels not seen since 1992 and disproportionately impact Black and Latino gay men. Congenital syphilis increased by 27.6 percent, with 6 new states reporting cases over 2015. Chlamydia increased by 4.7 percent and gonorrhea rates were up 18.5 percent.
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NCSD calls for $40 Million Increase in Federal STD Funding in Response to CDC Report
A new war on STDs is needed as new CDC surveillance reports rates at record highs: http://www.ncsddc.org/stds-reach-records-highs-threatening-health-millions-americans/ We need to #FightSTDs!
Syphilis rates are at levels not seen in 25 years according to CDC surveillance report. https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats16/default.htm #FightSTDs
STDs Reach Records Highs, Threatening the Health of Millions of Americans. War on STDs is needed: http://www.ncsddc.org/stds-reach-records-highs-threatening-health-millions-americans/ #FightSTDs
We need to #FundSTD to #FightSTDs. New CDC surveillance report show STDs at record highs: http://www.ncsddc.org/stds-reach-records-highs-threatening-health-millions-americans/
New CDC surveillance report show STDs at record highs: https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats16/default.htm #FightSTDs
Babies born with syphilis increased by 27.6%, with 6 new states reporting cases per new CDC STD report: https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats16/default.htm #FightSTDs
Up, up, up! STD rates continue to soar. Now is the time to declare war on this raging epidemic. http://www.ncsddc.org/stds-reach-records-highs-threatening-health-millions-americans/ #FightSTDs
Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis all up the 4th year in a row. Read the full 2016 surveillance report here: https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats16/default.htm
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