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Seventeen countries and territories in the Americas have supplied data indicating that they may have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, according to a new report by the Pan American...

The sexually transmitted infection (STI), syphilis, has seen a rise in many areas of the globe, including the United States. Japan, who reported a mere 621 syphilis cases just five years ago, it reporting...

Just days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a significant increase in congenital syphilis in the United States, federal health officials report an alarming trend in primary...

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After a period of decline from 2008 to 2012 when the overall rate of reported congenital syphilis (CS) decreased from 10.5 to 8.4 cases per 100,000 live births, rates increased by 38 percent from 2012...

Oregon health officials reported a large increase in the sexually transmitted infection (STI), syphilis since 2007, infect, they put the increase at approximately 1500 percent. In 2007, 26 syphilis cases...

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Indiana state health officials are urging healthcare providers to educate patients about their risks of syphilis and to be aggressive about testing and treatment following a sharp increase in the number...

A newly published report from the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC) reveals a marked and continuous increase (49.1% overall) in crude syphilis incidence rates during the period between 2010...

Sexually transmitted infections (STI), once called sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and venereal diseases (VD) have seen there highs and lows in the United States during the past couple decades. Some...

As previously reported on this website, Butte County, in the California Central Valley, is topping the Golden State in human West Nile virus cases by a large margin, reporting 36 cases, or 43 percent...

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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS), a hospital and community health system located in Haiti’s rural Artibonite Valley founded in 1956 by Dr. Larry Mellon and his wife Gwen, has been awarded a $75,000...