CDC: South Bend among Top 100 cities for sexually transmitted diseases

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The CDC has just released its latest Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report, and the numbers are on the increase.

For the 6th consecutive year, the STD rate in the United States hit a record high and South Bend ranks in the Top 100 with more than 1,100 cases per 100,000 people.

Chlamydia cases top the list with 1,700 reported cases. For the nation, as a whole, STD’s are 5-to-8 times higher for African-Americans, and 1-to-2 times higher for Hispanic or Latino people compared to Caucasian.

The South continues to be disproportionately represented among the hardest-hit cities. Jackson Mississippi ranked first in the nation with the most.

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Mark Nesbitt May 12, 2021 at 8:21 am

Another thing to make us proud of your city

Charles U Farley May 12, 2021 at 8:52 am

How long before the BLMtards start whining about STD inequality?


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