NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Japan reported 7,873 syphilis cases in 2021, the highest number of cases in years. According to the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ireland’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) reported 16 additional syphilis cases the week ending December 25, bringing the total cases to 792 with one...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerted clinical laboratory staff and health care providers that false reactivity, or “false-positive”,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo is now reporting 7,134 syphilis cases through December 5, the first time this has happened in decades. Tokyo...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New data from the Provincial Congress of Infectology shows that the number of congenital syphilis cases in the province has risen by 68 percent in 2021 compared to last...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chicago health officials report an increase in Primary and Secondary (P&S) syphilis cases in the city. Data for 2020 indicate that there were 919 reported P&S...

There is widespread global transmission of syphilis, particularly within the last 20 years, according to research published in Nature Microbiology. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  According to official statistics in La Pampa, Argentina, syphilis cases have risen steadily over recent years and most sharply from 2019 to 2021. In 2015, 12 infections were...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Japanese health officials recorded 128 additional syphilis cases the week ending October 23, pushing the case total for the year over the 6,000 mark with two months left to go in...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Iowa state health officials are reporting an increase in congenital syphilis cases in 2021, the Carroll Broadcasting Company reports. To date, nine cases have been identified...