syphilis

The Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) has declared a syphilis outbreak in Houston and Harris County. The agency has reported seen a 97 percent increase in…

Syphilis Facts Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) Syphilis is easily spread through unprotected oral, anal or vaginal sex More than 1/3 of Houstonians with a new syphilis infection also have HIV Syphilis can be prevented by using condoms during sex Syphilis is completely curable with antibiotics Syphilis can be transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy causing […]