Canada: Syphilis outbreak still spreading, numbers concerning officials

Posted on March 19, 2013 • Filed under: Canada, Travel Health

As reported by , “Halifax saw a sharp increase in the number of people who tested positive for syphilis in 2012. Last year, 59 people tested positive for the sexually transmitted infection, an increase of nearly 70 per cent in just one year. Syphilis is transmitted through oral, genital or anal sex with someone already infected with it. ” Read Article

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