By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Brazil’s Ministry of Health awarded certificates or stamps of good practices to 43 municipalities that reached the goal of eliminating the transmission of HIV and/or syphilis...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) is reporting historic levels of early syphilis and congenital syphilis in 2022. In a health advisory last week, PADOH reports during...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Japan health authorities have reported the syphilis case count for 2022 as of this month has topped 10,000, a first since such records have been kept. Officials put the total nationwide...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  The Brazil Ministry of Health reports recording 79,587 cases of syphilis, 31,090 cases of syphilis in pregnant women and 12,014 cases of congenital syphilis in the country through...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health reports that in 2020, congenital syphilis cases in newborns increased by 137 percent (from 8 to 19 cases). Going hand-in-hand, the number...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) renewed a 2021 Public Health Order (PHO) to protect newborns from syphilis on September 30, 2022. The PHO mandates that all medical providers...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Alabama reported 36 cases of congenital syphilis in 2021, the highest number of cases since 2006. Since 2019, Alabama has had increasing cases with 15 in 2019, 23 in 2020, and alarmingly,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Wyoming state health officials are reporting increases in the sexually transmitted infections (STIs), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, encouraging prevention strategies and testing...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Japanese officials say that syphilis cases are increasing at the fastest pace on record this year. The National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) reports as of August 24, Japan...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Japan is on target to set a record in syphilis cases this year, possibly topping 10,000 cases in 2022 if cases grow at the current pace. As of July 27, Japan’s National Institute...