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WHO: Stigma, Shame Help Spread STDs

A new study finds more than one million people worldwide are newly infected every day with a curable sexually transmitted infection. Data released by the World Health Organization show venereal diseases are widely spread among men and women aged 15 to 49. WHO reports more than 376 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis occur every year. On average, WHO says one in 25 people globally have at least one of these infections, with some having multiple...

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