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Erratum: Vol 47, No. 24

In the article "Primary and Secondary Syphilis -- United States, 1997," on page 493 the last sentence in the first paragraph should read "This report summarizes the findings of the analysis, which indicate that 8551 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis were reported in 1997, an 83% decline in cases from the peak of the epidemic in 1990, and that syphilis remains substantially more common in non-Hispanic blacks than in other racial/ethnic groups and continues to be be concentrated in the Southern region of the United States."




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