CDC: Steep Increase in STDs Seen in 2017

CDC: Steep Increase in STDs Seen in 2017 Photo: AP/File

August 29, 2018 12:10 PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a steep increase in sexually transmitted diseases in 2017.

According to the CDC, 2.3 million cases of Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017, surpassing the 2016 number by more than 200,000 cases. 

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