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Prevalence of Syphilis and Gonorrhea in England

Both sexually transmitted infections (STIs), syphilis and gonorrhea, are on the rise in modern England, staging a comeback from the Victorian era. Over the past one year, there has been a 20% rise in the incidence of STIs. The rates of syphilis, for example, is on a 70 year high last year according to the Public Health England statistics.

Effectiveness of HIV testing in Emergency Departments

South Africa has the worst epidemic of HIV in the world. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 19% of the global number of people living with HIV are in South Africa. Many people in South Africa and around the globe do not even know they have HIV.