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Cape Cod preschooler diagnosed with syphilis (link)

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — A preschool age child at a Provincetown elementary school contracted syphilis, but did not get the disease through sexual contact and no other children are in danger, health officials say.

Syphilis rise in U.S. gay, bisexual men causes worry (link)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Syphilis has risen sharply among gay and bisexual men in the United States this decade, driving up the country’s rate for the disease and placing these men at higher risk for AIDS, federal health officials say.

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