Baltimore Has Highest Rate of Syphilis And Gonorrhea, CDC Research Shows; Mayor Schmoke Responds To Report

December 1998
Jet;12/28/98-01/04/99, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p8
Reports that the city of Baltimore, Maryland has the country's highest rate of syphilis, more than 30 times the national average. Reasons including the rise of crack and the trading of drugs for sex; High rates for gonorrhea; Rankings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Comments by Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke.


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