Syphilis Surging in the US

US health officials are urging doctors to screen pregnant women for syphilis early and often in order to stop the disease’s sudden upsurge.

Despite previous declines in infants born with syphilis due to exposure from their mothers, rates of this congenital form of the sexually transmitted disease (STD) actually increased from 2012 to 2016.

Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6130401/US-health-officials-beg-doctors-screen-pregnant-women-syphilis.html

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