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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Hawaii Department of Health is reporting the rate of syphilis cases in women and newborns in the state has been increasing annually over the past four years. “While we...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo has reported 4,168 syphilis cases through September 30. This is the fifth straight year the country...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Oklahoma Department of Health has reported dramatic increases in primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis in women in recent years, as well as increases in congenital syphilis. From...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Minnesota state health officials reported an increase in sexually transmitted infections in 2019, according to their annual STD surveillance report. While cases of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Alaska state health officials report the syphilis outbreak, that was declared in 2018, more than doubled in magnitude from 2018 to 2019. State epidemiologists say...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo reports the number of syphilis cases in the country has topped 3,000 cases, according to the latest Surveillance...

The Iceland Directorate of Health reports a substantial increase in sexually transmitted infections, with syphilis cases more than doubling during the first six months of 2020. From January to June this...