2015 STD Surveillance Report
Oct. 19, 2016 – Reported STDs at Unprecedented High in the U.S.
New CDC data for three nationally reported STDs – chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis – combined have reached unprecedented highs, and CDC calls for expanded prevention efforts in light of these increases.
Below are audio clips featuring NCHHSTP Director Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH and Division of STD Director Gail Bolan, MD. To save the audio clip, right click the audio player and select the “Save audio as…” option.
Dr. Jonathan Mermin on the nation’s decisive moment regarding STDs
Dr. Jonathan Mermin on reversing the STD epidemics
Dr. Gail Bolan on the importance of talking openly about STDs
Dr. Gail Bolan on the devastating consequences of syphilis