Tag archive for ‘congenital syphilis’
By Robert On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Philadelphia reports increase in congenital syphilis

By Robert HerrimanĀ @infectiousdiseasenews Philadelphia city health officials have issued a health alert after reporting an increase in congenital syphilis cases. Image/CDC To date in 2019, 5 cases of congenital More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

1.4 million pregnant women infected with syphilis globally: Study

The treatable sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, remains a major global health issue, particularly among pregnant women, according to a recent study published in the journal, PLoS Medicine. Image/CIA In the More...

By Robert On Friday, January 11th, 2013

Bexar County, Texas saw 18 cases of congenital syphilis in 2012

Bexar County, Texas (in red)Public domain image/David Benbennick Bexar County experienced a real spike in the very curable, sexually transmitted infection syphilis last year. This is bad enough; however, newborn More...

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