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struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 02:37 PM Feb 24

Syphilis cases surging in Florida

Last edited Sat Feb 24, 2024, 05:48 PM - Edit history (2)

... According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, syphilis cases reached their highest level in decades when looking at reported data in 2022.

In Florida, syphilis cases are also surging. Data from the state health department shows that cases in the state nearly doubled from 2018 to 2022 ...

Congenital syphilis, which is a condition where a mother with syphilis passes the infection onto her growing baby, also surged in Orange County in 2022 ...

https://www.wesh.com/article/syphilis-cases-rise-florida/46894060

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Syphilis cases surging in Florida (Original Post) struggle4progress Feb 24 OP
This is due to Trump moving there...n/t Chasing Dreams Feb 24 #1
Florida STI rates higher than national average struggle4progress Feb 24 #2
So, if they criminalize recreational sex, won't they be putting all of these people in prison? barbaraann Feb 24 #3
They would like to I'm sure FreeState Feb 24 #15
Syphilis, measles, Covid... tanyev Feb 24 #4
Has the FL Surgeon General been tested? tulipsandroses Feb 24 #5
OMG............................... Lovie777 Feb 24 #6
Absolutely... TSExile Feb 24 #7
100% NOT what's happening FreeState Feb 24 #16
Is there a link to this story? Thanks. n/t Marcus IM Feb 24 #8
Possibly this limbicnuminousity Feb 24 #9
oops. sorry. fixed struggle4progress Feb 24 #13
Florida man sure gets around... llmart Feb 24 #10
Well, didn't that one Dumpy GOPpie say he was going to move to Florida? 4lbs Feb 24 #11
A guy I know for decades moved to The Villages PCIntern Feb 24 #12
Forget flouride for the Villages Red Mountain Feb 24 #14

struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
2. Florida STI rates higher than national average
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 02:56 PM
Feb 24

Brandon Girod
Pensacola News Journal

... Florida ranked No. 24 in the U.S. for Chlamydia rates per 100,000 population ...

... Florida ranked No. 19 in the U.S. for gonorrhea ...

... Florida ranked No. 17 in the U.S. for syphilis, No. 14 for congenital syphilis ...

https://www.pnj.com/story/news/2024/01/31/florida-std-rates-2024-syphilis-chlamydia-gonorrhea/72422571007/

All you folk down in the Alligator State, be sure to take your hydroxychloroquin and ivermectin

barbaraann

(9,171 posts)
3. So, if they criminalize recreational sex, won't they be putting all of these people in prison?
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 02:58 PM
Feb 24

You don't get syphilis from toilet seats.

Also, just in case there might be people who don't know about the Tuskegee Experiment:
https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htm

FreeState

(10,595 posts)
15. They would like to I'm sure
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 07:20 PM
Feb 24

Nearly 45% of new syphilis cases are gay and bisexual men.

Most of this is because of prep which decreases the likelihood of HIV infection and has not been consistently used with condoms.

Lovie777

(12,504 posts)
6. OMG...............................
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 03:06 PM
Feb 24

well the GQPs running Florida don't believe in vaccines, although most of them and their families have gotten their shots.

TSExile

(2,628 posts)
7. Absolutely...
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 03:08 PM
Feb 24

...you can bet that their wives, daughters, granddaughters and/or mistresses have access to the best reproductive health care that money can buy!! For me, not for thee and all that.

4lbs

(6,874 posts)
11. Well, didn't that one Dumpy GOPpie say he was going to move to Florida?
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 05:39 PM
Feb 24

Have fun dude!

Ah syphilis.

Got penicillin?


Meanwhile, Spring Break and Ft. Lauderdale should be really interesting this year.

PCIntern

(25,708 posts)
12. A guy I know for decades moved to The Villages
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 05:42 PM
Feb 24

from the Philly suburbs. Yes. I know.

He told me that STD’s there are thru the roof because of the casual extramarital sex in the community.

Red Mountain

(1,744 posts)
14. Forget flouride for the Villages
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 06:36 PM
Feb 24

They need something stronger in the water there.

Maybe applied by aircraft.

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