United States CDC Reports STDs all-time high in 2018

A press release from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported: The combined cases of syphilis , gonorrhea, and chlamydia reached an all-time high in the US in 2018 Half the STDs were reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24 Men who have sex with men (MSM) were disproportionately affected by the increase in […]

RISE IN STD/STI INCIDENCE SINGAPORE: What do we need to know? Who are at risk? What may be done?

Data source: https://www.dsc-clinic.sg/Pati… The Singapore Department of Sexually Transmitted Infections (or DSC) revealed in January this year statistics on sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs) in Singapore. Like most developed countries, chlamydia has the highest incidence rates in Singapore, with the number of newly diagnosed cases of 2,900 in 2016 alone. Gonorrhoea, followed by syphilis are the second and third most common STDs respectively. While the highest […]