Syphilis: Still a threat in our communities

October 1999
New York Amsterdam News;10/14/99, Vol. 90 Issue 42, p42
Reports on the finding by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Afro-Americans are 34 times more likely to get infected with syphilis than whites. Decline in syphilis rates across the country; Concentration of new syphilis cases in 28 counties in the South; Prevention and treatment efforts by the CDC that target 33 states.


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