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California on Front Line as STDs Run Rampant in US

Jeffrey Klausner, adjunct professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted by Agence-France Press in an article about an increase in sexually transmitted diseases in California.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018
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A billboard on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood screams out a stark warning: "drug-resistant gonorrhea alert!"

The words are set against a black background and accompanied by a microscope shot of the gonococcus bacteria, which causes the illness now running rampant in California.

Sexually transmitted diseases have made an alarming resurgence across the United States, where 2016 saw a record two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, including 628 cases of congenital syphilis.

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