Another 20 cases were reported in the first quarter of this year, versus an average of Telegraph News Science. C ases of syphilis also increased by 5 per cent to 7, and have more than doubled from 2, diagnoses 10 years ago. Jason Wong, a physician epidemiologist at the BC Centre for Disease Control, has said the growth of dating apps is one suspected culprit, though no studies have been conducted to prove a link between online hookups and the spread of STIs. Gonorrhoea can be more dangerous in babies, it can cause eye infections such as conjunctivitis, which in serious cases can lead to blindness in the baby.
New Brunswick declares gonorrhea outbreak, blames dating apps and anonymous sex
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