Unsafe sex and STIs are rising when they really shouldn't be

日期:2019-03-01 09:20:02 作者:蓝侮笄 阅读:

Joel Carillet/Getty By Alice Klein SEXUALLY transmitted infections are on the march. In Australia, where the figures for 2017 have just been released, rates of syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia are the highest they have been since national recording began in the 1990s. The story is similar in England and the US, where rates of these STIs have been climbing over the last decade (see graphs). This uptick is alarming because these diseases were thought to be on their way out. In the 1940s, penicillin was tipped to eradicate syphilis,