By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Wisconsin state health officials report cases of adult and congenital syphilis are on the rise in the state. In Milwaukee, the numbers are dramatic– The number...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV decreased in 2020 while the number of syphilis cases increased, according to Folkehelseinstituttet (Norwegian...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The city of Houston health Department is reporting a congenital syphilis surge. Preliminary data indicate that fetal deaths in Harris County (including Houston) increased...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Onondaga County, New York are reporting a sharp rise in syphilis cases during the first three months of 2021. Onondaga County has seen 28 cases of syphilis—as...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that annual cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States continued to climb in 2019, reaching...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Pennsylvania state health officials are reporting increased amounts of sexually transmitted infections, in particular syphilis, prompting officials to encourage the public to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 For the fourth year in a row, Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo (NIID) has reported more than 5,000 syphilis cases in the country. In 2020, 5,784...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday that that on any given day in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and...

With the health care community heavily focused on COVID-19 since the first quarter of 2020, there have been concerns that reporting of other diseases — and the resulting data that enables them to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Syphilis was a major issue in Japan until shortly after the end of World War II, but the total reported cases declined to several hundred annually until 2011, when a rebound...