It’s an unconscionable situation in America today.” “This is a completely preventable problem,” agreed Bolan.“Every baby born with syphilis represents a tragic public health system failure.When you include HIV, herpes and more of the dozens of diseases which can be transmitted sexually but which are not tracked, the CDC estimates there are more than 20 million new cases of STDs in the United States each year. “STDs are out of control with enormous health implications for Americans,” said David Harvey, executive director of the National Coalition of STD Directors.The coalition represents state, local and territorial health departments who focus on preventing STDs.Upon successful registration we will email you a confirmation with the event details.For questions about the Event email Ellen, your Jacksonville/St.
“Several factors are fueling the STD epidemic,” Harvey said.
As the disease progresses, the symptoms go away, and progress silently to it’s most deadly stage.
At one point, the United States had all but eliminated syphilis, turning it into a “disease of the past,” said Bolan.
It was reported in September that Etowah County in Northeast Alabama displaced St. “The CDC cannot do this alone and we need every community in America to be aware that this risk is out there and help educate their citizens on how to avoid it.” The agency’s annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report shows that more than 1.6 million of the new cases were from chlamydia, 470,000 were from gonorrhea and nearly 28,000 cases were of primary and secondary syphilis.
It incorrectly reported that in every 24 people had in Etowah County. “Clearly we need to reverse this disturbing trend,” said Dr.