3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again in US

U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year.

  • Published 8 October 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. More than 1.7 million cases of chlamydia were reported last year. The infection rate rose 3 percent from 2017. It’s the most ever reported in a year, though the trend is mainly attributed to increased testing. About 580,000 gonorrhea cases were reported. That’s the highest number since 1991. The rate rose 5 percent. Scientists worry antibiotic resistance… Read at AP News