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Syphilis — Canada
The rate of syphilis infection in British Columbia [Canada] is the highest it’s been in 30 years, and the provincial health officer is asking the public to get proactive about testing and treatment. Figures from the BC [British Columbia] Centre for Disease Control show there were 919 new cases of syphilis reported in 2018, a 33% jump from the year before [2017], and many of those infections occurred in gay and bisexual men.
Dr Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, says after watching