What's New

The latest from CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, as well as new resources, programs, and website updates.

STD Prevention Conference

Mark your calendars: The 2020 STD Prevention Conference will be held September 14-17, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia

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New CDC analysis suggests gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are at increased risk for extragenital STDs [i.e., chlamydia or gonorrhea in the throat or rectum] (April 11, 2019)

STD Awareness Month

STD Awareness Month (April 2019)

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New CDC Analysis: Drug Use More Than Doubles Among Heterosexuals with Syphilis (February 14, 2019)


Medscape Commentaryexternal icon: Dr. Laura H. Bachmann, MD, MPH, on the surge in congenital syphilis and what healthcare providers can do to stop it (January 23, 2019)

Browse the Full Report

2017 STD Surveillance Report Finds Sharp Increases of Syphilis Among Newborns (September 25, 2018)