In 2019, the number of sexually transmitted diseases increased significantly in Finland, according to National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) data. Chlamydia infection is the most common sexually...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to data from Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), cases of the vaccine preventable diseases–measles and rubella–are...

The bacterium that causes syphilis, Treponema pallidum, likely uses a single gene to escape the immune system, research from UW Medicine in Seattle suggests. The finding may help explain how syphilis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) reports a significant increase in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases from 2010 to 2018, prompting calls for residents...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pennsylvania state health officials are encouraging residents get tested for sexually transmitted infections to stay healthy and prevent the spread as the numbers...

Private insurance claim lines for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) rose 76 percent nationally from 2007 to 2018, according to a new study of STDs from FAIR Health, a national, independent nonprofit...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the latest edition of the Epidemiological Bulletin of Syphilis (computer translated) of the Department of Chronic Conditions and Sexually Transmitted...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health has begun to distribute the 128.6 million condoms purchased to guarantee the protection of those who participate in Carnival 2020 later...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Nova Scotia declared a provincial outbreak of syphilis after an increase of syphilis cases in 2019. Preliminary data recorded 82 cases in Nova...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the second consecutive year, Japanese health officials reported more than 6,000 syphilis cases. According to Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases...