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STDs at all-time-high: How did we get here? | Just the FAQs

The CDC says STDs — including gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia — have hit a record high with more than 2.4 million reported cases. How did this happen?


One of the nation’s most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers.

Nationwide, 1,306 infants acquired syphilis from their mother in 2018, a 40% rise over 2017, according to federal data released Tuesday. Seventy-eight of those babies were stillborn, and 16 died after birth.

In California, cases of congenital syphilis — the term used when a mother passes the infection to her baby during pregnancy — continued a stark seven-year climb, to 332 cases, an 18.1% increase from 2017, according to the federal data. Only Texas, Nevada, Louisiana and Arizona had congenital syphilis rates higher than California’s. Those five states combined made up nearly two-thirds of total cases, although all but 17 states saw increases in their congenital syphilis rates.

The state-by-state numbers were released as part of a broader report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracking trends in sexually transmitted diseases. Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia combined reached an all-time high in 2018. Cases of the most infectious stage of syphilis rose 14% to more than 35,000 cases; gonorrhea increased 5% to more than 580,000 cases; and chlamydia increased 3% to more than 1.7 million cases.

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  1. because the government has gone insane with evil, corruption, and pollution towards everything they touch and nothing is off limits.

  2. How did we get here….what a brain teaser. 🤔

  3. How did we get here?
    Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PReP.

  4. Because love is dead and lust is alive

  5. This video was a waste of my time. I learned nothing new. It was worse than a filler!

  6. Lack of knowledge and backward thinking by religions. Their way dosen't work. Why do people keep tring the same thing over and over and fail every single time. More and more people see their personal business is just that, personal! Who do they think they are, forceing their beliefs on anyone else. It's not their business to force people to follow insane ancient religions. Sell your bible thumping to anyone and everyone but, keep this insanity out of my life by laws against other people wishes. They should pay taxes every religion. They aren't special for any reason, don't treat them as such.

  7. Hello from Kurdistan
    !?! Shame on America

  8. “White” people are the wicked AS A WHOLE that’s why The Most High YAHUAH is punishing them

  9. It’s because these hoes ain’t loyal that’s why!

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