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STDs on the rise in local infants, says Shasta County health officials 03/28/2022

Published March 31, 2022

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are rising in Shasta County, and mothers with them are unfortunately spreading them to their newborns, sometimes unknowingly.

According to Shasta County Public Health, the number of Syphilis cases jumped from 5 in 2015, to 101 in 2020.


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