Here's what you should know about this record-breaking number. The state health agency reminds Californians that chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause pelvic inflammatory disease and lead to infertility, ectopic pregnancy and chronic pelvic pain if they go untreated.
Kern County has the second highest number of babies born with congenital syphilis, according to the data. The report found that there were 30 stillbirths due to congenital syphilis in 2017, with a total of 278 congenital syphilis cases. CDPH is working with the California Department of Education and community groups to implement the newly enacted California Healthy Youth Act, which mandates comprehensive STD/HIV prevention education in schools. With a state population of almost 40 million, Bauer said it isn't enough, especially in areas struggling with poverty, substance abuse, mental health issues and homelessness.
In California, chlamydia rates among women were 60 percent higher than among males, and 54 percent of cases were in people under the age of 25. Syphilis can lead to blindness, hearing loss and neurological issues, the wire service said. That's "shameful", says Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, a professor of medicine at University of California, Los Angeles.
The "public health safety net" Klausner refers to has been decimated by budget cuts since the 2008 financial crisis.
As a result of the report, CDPH says it will collaborate with local health departments and organizations statewide to raise awareness.
'For sexual health, primary care wasn't the most effective method, ' Bauer said.
Officials are also increasing efforts to follow up on cases, especially those involving pregnant women with syphilis, she said.
"While there are advocates and champions for cancer, nobody is out there saying, 'I have gonorrhea and these are the best ways to treat it.' There's no one out there being a champion for these conditions".
Rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea are highest in people ue younger than 30-year-old.
"We all need to keep making the public aware of and encourage sexually-active individuals to get tested for STDs on a regular basis-and be treated, if and as necessary-and to also use tools like condoms to prevent or reduce the likelihood of infections".
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