The State of STIs — CDC Reports an Alarming Rise in Syphilis

The state of STIs in 2022

CDC released new surveillance data on sexually transmitted infections. There were 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in the United States in 2022. Rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia remain high, and rates of syphilis have gone up an alarming 80% since 2018.

Syphilis Rates Surging in Newborns

Syphilis

Rates of Newborn Syphilis 10 Times Higher Than a Decade Ago The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sounding the alarm on newborn syphilis. Cases of infants born with syphilis have soared in recent years. New CDC data reveal that more than 3,700 babies were born with syphilis in 2022—more than 10 times […]