Unprotected sex is causing new syphilis boom

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2017.06.07

Under the sheets, the British have gone back to the Middle Ages. At least, this is what comes to mind when one sees the boom in syphilis infections among Her Magesty’s subjects. Six thousand cases alone in 2016, the highest number in more than half a century. Considering that this is a venereal disease, it is easy to imagine that the poor sexual habits of the British mean that they are ignoring the risks of sexual relationships without condoms: evidently, a practice undertaken by huge numbers. And, this is precisely why the experts have launched an appeal to the government to disseminate a widespread awareness campaign, hoping to reverse this trend.

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