STD numbers have fallen for the first time in well over three decades

December 17, 2014 1:45 AM

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STD numbers have fallen for the first time in well over three decades

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC have released in their annual report that the nation’s most common sexually transmitted diseases have become slightly less common for the first time in well over three decades. However, a rare but highly contagious form of STD has seen a rapid rise as well.

Chlamydia fell by 1.5 % last year according to the report but it is still the most widespread STD and 1.4 million new cases were reported. It causes infection and if not treated timely, it can damage a woman’s reproductive system. This infection can be cured easily by administering antibiotics.

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