Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Data source:https://www.dsc-clinic.sg/Pati… and Education/STI/PublishingImages/2018 STI updates for Website.jpg What are STDs/STIs? Sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs) are most often spread by sexual intercourse.Examples of STDs include HIV, chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts, gonorrhoea, syphilis, trichomoniasis, and some forms of hepatitis. STDs used to be called venereal diseases (VD), and are among the most common contagious diseases. In 2018, the incidence of STDs in Singapore per 100,000 […]

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 […]