POSTED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:14am
Health officials say: spike mostly the result of men having sex with men
Houston — 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