Chlamydia remained the most common STD with more than 1.7 million cases diagnosed, up from around 1.6 million the year before. "We are in the midst of an absolute STD public health crisis in this country". About 45 percent of cases were among young women aged 15 to 24.
Gonorrhea diagnoses increased 67 percent overall and almost doubled among men. But often, the infections go undiagnosed and untreated, and may lead to infertility, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth in infants, and increased HIV risk.
"The field desperately needs new resources", he said.
A lack of sex education also is contributing to the spread of STDs, said Michael Fraser, executive director for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. However, 2017 saw the emergence of a "super gonorrhea" that is treatment resistant, and it's not inconceivable that the other diseases could evolve to resist antibiotics as well. Doctors typically prescribe a single shot of ceftriaxone that's followed by an oral dose of a different antibiotic, azithromycin.
The threat of untreatable gonorrhea persists in the United States, and reports of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea overseas have only reinforced those concerns. Azithromycin was added to help delay the development of resistance to ceftriaxone. Gonorrhea is of particular concern to health experts because it is on the verge of becoming untreatable.
Through a series of acquisitions, TPG has a 11,000km-long fibre network providing wholesale broadband services to businesses. TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchinson Australia (VHA) have confirmed they will combine in a "proposed merger of equals".
McGahn also reportedly blocked the president from moving forward with threats of firing special counsel Mueller. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley urged Trump to keep his White House counsel on board.
Trump spared Arpaio a possible jail sentence a year ago by pardoning his federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols. Trump did not formally endorse anyone in the race, although he had praised all the Republican candidates in the past.
Brees is now under contract through 2019 after signing a two-year extension worth a reported $50 million this offseason. The Saints' two backup QB candidates this summer were veteran Tom Savage and second-year dual threat Taysom Hill .
Mike Park, chief executive of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association, said: "This is criminality and high seas piracy". British and French fishing boats ram each other in the Channel in a long-running dispute over the rights to shellfish beds.
Celtic fans are hopeful that Dmitri Seluk's tweet on Yaya Toure suggests that the midfielder could be heading to Parkhead. However, the club now top of the "Toure's Next Permanent Club" betting market may come as a huge shock.
And now he has become the bookies favourite to dive back in to management at Old Trafford , should Mourinho get the sack. The club are going through a tough time but you've got to come through those tough times. "It's too easy.
After Matt Smith made the move from the TARDIS to Buckingham Palace, he's now heading for the galaxy far, far away. Billy Dee Williams will also reprise his role as Lando for the first time since 1983's Return of the Jedi .
Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is known for his innovation, but it's hard to tell if he will embrace blockchain technology anytime soon. Musk responded in a since-removed tweet: "We will make one of the mini-sub/pod going all the way to Cave 5 no problemo.
Heat Advisory In Effect As Heat Wave Hits Maryland
Several school districts in CT , where the heat index was expected to reach the low 100s, chose to dismiss students early Tuesday. There will be more humidity in the air today so heat index values could exceed 104 degrees by 2pm.
Murray downs Duckworth in Open scorcher
Meanwhile, 18th seed Sock got the party started with an opening 6-0 7-6 (4) 6-2 victory over Argentina's Guido Andreozzi. Wawrinka, the 2016 champion, made it eight straight wins at the US Open by cruising past Dimitrov 6-3 6-2 7-5.
Hawaii defeats South Korea 3-0 to win Little League title
Honolulu's lead hitter Mana Lau Kong paved the way when he drove the opening pitch over the center field fence for a homerun. Japan mounted a late rally but fell short thanks to a nifty game-ending double play started by pitcher Yeong Hyeon Kim.