By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the syphilis outbreak in Ireland, the country’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) is now reporting 498 early (infectious) syphilis...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued a health alert Monday concerning increases in the sexually transmitted infections, gonorrhea and syphilis. Concerning gonorrhea,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the syphilis situation in Alberta, Canada, health officials in the province say Alberta has not seen such high levels of syphilis since 1948. With...

Here we’ll take a look at some other news going on across the globe: Notes from the Field: Delays in Identification and Treatment of a Case of Septicemic Plague — Navajo County, Arizona, 2020 On...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the syphilis situation in Ireland, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) reported 418 syphilis cases through July 31. This is up 96 cases,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The global burden of syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) has been estimated for the first time in a new study published in The Lancet Global Health. Led...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ireland’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) report a national outbreak of early infectious syphilis (EIS) has been declared and is under investigation...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, Ontario are reporting a significant increase in local cases of syphilis. Ten cases were reported in both...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports 361 cases of syphilis in 2020, representing a 49% increase over 2019 (n=242). Of these, 306 (85%) cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Syphilis was a major issue in Japan decades ago until shortly after the end of World War II, but the total reported cases declined to several hundred annually until...