By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oklahoma state health officials report experiencing a 283% increase in the number of congenital syphilis cases in women since 2014. In addition, the Oklahoma State...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In yet another tragic report on syphilis in babies, or congenital syphilis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in the Sexually Transmitted...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Hampshire state health officials issued a health alert Monday due to reports of the first congenital syphilis cases reported in six years and the rise in syphilis...

Tragic and Preventable! Congenital syphilis, or syphilis in a fetus or infant at birth, is a horrible disease resulting in devastating health outcomes, including stillbirth. Live-born infants with congenital...

The number of congenital syphilis cases in Arizona in 2018 reached 53, a significant increase from previous years–2017 (31), 2016 (16), 2015 (14) and 13 in 2014 and 2013. This also accounted for...

Congenital syphilis is a preventable condition that results from untreated syphilis during pregnancy. Potential consequences for the infected baby include stillbirth, neonatal death, blindness, deafness...

This week we got the latest data on sexually transmitted infections from a CDC’s annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report which told of some serious problems we’re having with STDs in...