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  • Syphilis is on the rise in Pima County

    Aug 11, 2014 | Read More News
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    Pima County is experiencing an increase in the number of syphilis cases


    Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It is easy to become infected and it is easy to cure with testing and treatment.

    In 2012 there were 31. As of July 2014, the number of cases has reached 77. Most (72%) cases occurred in men less than 40 years of age who report sex with other men.  In this population 1 of 3 report being infected with HIV.

    For more information about the signs and symptoms of syphilis as well as testing, treatment and clinic locations where you can be tested for free until the end of October. 
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