Number of babies born with syphilis in US hits 20-year high, report finds

Centers for Disease Control recorded 918 cases of syphilis in infants in 2017, a 46% increase on the previous year.  The 918 cases of syphilis in infants last year included 64 babies who were stillborn, and 13 who died as infants. Nearly 1,000 babies were born with syphilis in the United States last year – … Continue reading Number of babies born with syphilis in US hits 20-year high, report finds