The Bronx area also reported higher the rates of gonorrhea than the entire NYC
The rate of new cases of gonorrhea infections was 240.8 per 100,000 people compared NYC rate of 151.8 per 100,000 people. Chlamydia the most commonly reported STI in the Bronx was higher for females with a rate of 1689.4 per 100,000 females compared to 823.7 per 100,000 males.
According to the CDC, it is important to get early treatment for the primary and secondary syphilis since they are the most infectious phases of the disease and lead to complications such as visual impairment or death. Syphilis makes an individual highly vulnerable to HIV infection since it increases the viral load of HIV-positive individuals making them highly contagious. The 2014 County rate for P&S was 19.8 per 100,000 people higher than the entire NYC rate of 19.8 per 100,000 people.
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