Health officials say STD’s hit record levels in Maryland

Health officials say STD’s hit record levels in Maryland

(WBFF) -- Maryland Health officials are struggling to stop the out of control number of sexually transmitted diseases.

The number of cases in Maryland rose 10% in 2017. Gonorrhea cases have increased 15%, Syphillis cases are up 12.3%, and chlamydia cases are up 9%.

“People are either engaging in higher risk behaviors or they are not getting tested,” said Dr. Scott Krugman of LifeBridge Health.

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