Syphilis spike raises concern in Houston area

Syphilis spike raises concern in Houston area
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POSTED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 6:14am

Health officials say: spike mostly the result of men having sex with men

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Syphilis is spiking in Houston and Harris County, mostly the result of men having sex with men, local health officials said on Wednesday.

Houston's health department reported a near doubling in the number of new infectious syphilis cases during the first seven months of 2012. To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Syphilis-spike-raises-concern-in-Houston-area-3896146.php
 

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