Upsurge in sexually transmitted diseases in Puebla, Mexico

Posted on December 27, 2011 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Mexico, TRAVEL

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and acquired syphilis, gonococcal infections Genitourinary, chancroid, genital herpes and Human Papilloma Virus, presented an upsurge in the number of cases up to five times more compared to those presented in 2010. In addition, Puebla appears within the first states with the largest number of patients seen by infections like trichomoniasis and Urogenital Candidiasis, as well as syphilis. According to the Ministry of Health at the federal level to include the first day of December 2011 (epidemiological week 48) in Puebla there were 33 000 383 cases of nine leading sexually transmitted diseases, regardless of HIV. Read Article

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