December 14th, 2012
(BlackMediaScoop) Ya better be careful out there! Both chlamydia and gonorrhea are on the rise in the US—especially among young people and gay and bisexual men, a CDC report finds.
The agency reports 1.4 million chlamydia infections in 2011, with 457.6 cases per 100,000 people, up 8% from 423.6 per 100,000 the year before. As for gonorrhea, the CDC saw 321,849 infections in 2011, with 104.2 cases per 100,000 people—a 4% rise from 100.2 per 100,000 the previous year.